We also invest in for-profit ventures that show potential to improve human well-being at scale.

Our goal is to improve the lives of others as much as we can. While our focus is grantmaking, what matters most to us is an organization’s potential for impact — not its tax status.

  1. Impossible Foods

    The Impossible Burger. (Image courtesy of Impossible Foods)

    The Good Ventures Foundation, at the recommendation of the Open Philanthropy Project, invested in Impossible Foods to accelerate the development of its plant-based meats.

    Date of Investment:
    11/2016
    Company Website:
    Impossible Foods
    Read More:
    Open Philanthropy Page
  2. Vicarious

    Image from a Vicarious software visualizer. (Image courtesy of Vicarious)

    In August 2012, Good Ventures LLC led a $15M Series A round of investment in Vicarious FPC, an artificial intelligence company which uses the computational principles of the brain to build software that can think and learn like a human.

    Date of Investment:
    08/2012
    Company Website:
    Vicarious
    Read More:
    Press Release