Stephen DeBerry of Bronze Investments talks about the power of impact investing and technology that has made it possible.
Stephen DeBerry, Bronze Investments
Stephen DeBerry makes and manages investments that align strong financial returns with positive social impact. He is the Founder and Chief Investment
Officer at Bronze Investments and a partner at Kapor Capital.
Previously, Stephen was Investment Director at Omidyar Network, the mission-based investment firm started by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife, Pam. Before that Stephen was a senior manager of business development at Interval Research, the research lab established by Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen. Stephen is a Trustee and Member of the Investment Committee at The California Endowment. He is the Chairman of Friends of New Orleans and also serves the boards of The Association of Marshall Scholars and
The Dalai Lama Foundation. Stephen earned a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology with highest honors from UCLA as well as a Master’s degree in Social Anthropology and a Master of Business Administration degree from Oxford University. He is a Marshall Scholar and a Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. He lives in the San Francisco bay area with his wife and two daughters.
Stephen DeBerry, founder and Chief Investment Officer of Bronze
Investments, points out that organizations that rely on philanthropic
funding are only benefiting from five percent of the $600 billion pool
of foundation endowment capital available.