DBL Investors

Direct investor

User Profile

DBL Investors is a women-led venture capital firm located in San Francisco that currently manages $225 million across two funds. The first fund, Bay Area Equity Fund I, closed at $75 million and began investing in 2004. The second fund, DBL Equity Fund - BAEF II, closed at $150 million and began investing in Q4 2009. Our "Double Bottom Line" investment strategy is to invest in companies that can deliver top-tier venture capital returns while working with the company's management to promote social, environmental and economic impact in the regions in which they operate. Our funds make investments in private growth companies with a strong emphasis on investments in Clean Tech as well as investments in Health Care, Information Technology, and Sustainable Products and Services.


DBL Investors uses IRIS metrics within its impact measurement reports for both Fund I and Fund II.