• Thread Venture class 2013
  • Shift Design Venture class 2010
  • EDIQ Venture class 2013

For Doers, Not Dreamers

How can we make your GoodCompany great?

We offer a bold new approach to business thats about anchoring global impact with real traction; about scaling this impact by refining transformative business models; about launching dreamers by giving them the tools to do.

At a Glance

  • $40.1MM

    Money Raised

  • $12.5MM

    Projected Revenue 2013

  • 286

    Jobs Created


  • Blank Rome
  • Corzo Center
  • Impact Hub
  • Knight Foundation
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Wharton Social Impact
  • Halloran Philanthropies
  • Murex
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP

Venture Program

Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it! Goethe


Social Innovators are bold visionaries. They intimately know and have lived with social and environmental challenges, and they have a firm grasp of what works and what doesn’t.

Social entrepreneurs drive social innovation via business models that can scale both impact and ROI. They possess skills not only to inspire and connect but also to build and problem solve and iterate rapidly.

We transform innovators into entrepreneurs, and dreamers into doers. We give them tools and resources to envision persistent social problems as market opportunities, design business models that support long term change, and mobilize capital to accelerate their impact.

  • Impact Investment
  • Accelerated Scale
  • Industry Experts and Strategic Advisors

We’re building businesses modeled on the conviction that global challenges are the raw material for transformative solutions, new markets and lasting value.

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Ventures Program

Through GoodCompany’s acceleration framework, FastFWD allows entrepreneurs to refine their solutions to urban challenges with subject matter experts, end-users, and investors.


  • Garrett Melby

    Co-Founder and Managing Director, GoodCompany Group

  • Catherine Griffin

    Program Director,
    GoodCompany Ventures

Board of Directors

  • Chris Calhoun Founder & Director of the Longview Project
  • Joel Steiker Managing Partner at Murex Investments
  • Karen Meidlinger Founder and Managing Principal of Meidlinger Partners, LLC
  • Jessica Calter Director of Marketing & Communications at PIDC
  • Joseph Guagliardo Partner at Pepper Hamilton
  • Joyce Ferris Founder and Managing Partner at Blue Hill Partners, LLC
  • John Moore Managing Partner at Robin Hood Ventures and President of Investors Circle Philadelphia
  • Brennan Marion Brennan Marion, Managing Partner, Homsher Hill

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