TOMS SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP FUND

Investing in the next generation of entrepreneurs using business to improve lives.

QUALITIES WE LOOK FOR IN POTENTIAL INVESTMENTS

We’re passionate about companies that are purposeful, committed and mission-driven. Characteristics include:

  • Innovative business models that create meaningful change
  • Purpose-driven companies that unleash a groundswell of support & action
  • Value impact as a competitive advantage

OUR PORTFOLIO

Meet the first set of companies in the TOMS Social Entrepreneurship Fund portfolio and take a look at our initial investment commitments:

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

In order to be considered for an equity investment from the TOMS Social Entrepreneurship Fund, your company must meet the following criteria:

  • An innovative business model that creates meaningful change.
  • Be a for-profit business.
  • Have a direct social mission (at scale, make the world a better place).
  • Has launched, or is preparing to launch within the next 90 days.
  • Have a product or service with a clear revenue stream(s) with paying customers.
  • If you’re making a technical product, your team has the necessary skills to develop and manufacture the product without outside expertise.
  • Have an Investment Presentation or Business Plan (minimum 15 slides/pages) that describes the problem your company is solving; the market opportunity; the background qualifications of your team; and the financial terms of the investment opportunity.
  • A minimum of $100,000 of commitments from other Accredited Investors, Venture Capital Fund(s), or a Startup Accelerator. The TOMS Social Entrepreneurship Fund is a strategic, follow-on investor. We do NOT lead investment rounds.

HOW TO APPLY

If your company meets the above criteria, we would LOVE to hear from you!

To submit an investment opportunity to the the TOMS Social Entrepreneurship Fund, please mail a physical copy of your Investment Presentaton or Business Plan to:

TOMS Social Entrepreneurship Fund
P.O. Box 11568
Marina Del Rey, CA
90295

Please include:
Your name, mailing address, phone number, email address and written confirmation that you have read and agree to the Terms and Conditions below.

Please note that by accessing this site and/or submitting any investment presentation, business plan or other materials, you are agreeing to the Terms and Conditions that are accessible at the following link:  Terms and Conditions

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before submitting any materials to the TOMS Social Entrepreneurship Fund. Please also print and sign them as confirmation and include a signed copy with your materials.


Please note:
Due to the volume of submissions we receive, we do our best to get back to every entrepreneur within 90 Days. Submissions that do not meet the above outlined criteria will automatically be disqualified.

Please do not contact TOMS Shoes representatives or TOMS customer service about the TOMS Social Entrepreneurship Fund or TOMS Social Entrepreneurship LLC. Further details on how you can get involved will be shared directly by TOMS Social Entrepreneurship Fund.

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