CyclEffect Regenerative Ventures is a hybrid Venture Capital Cooperative Firm investing in the Circular and Regenerative Economy
We are based in Boulder, CO and New York City
The circular and regenerative economy is a viable system which preserves and replenishes natural capital, optimizes capture, reuse, and recycling of resources, while restoring the planet's biological and social systems to a healthy and balanced state
To create a platform for investment and collaboration to accelerate the shift into a circular and regenerative economy which honors and sustains all life.
To create a space for shared learning leveraging knowledge and resources, eliminating duplicative efforts in aligned initiatives.
To develop a shared interest in each other’s success and the success of the collective whole valuing all forms of capital for ownership
To diffuse new systems based on transparency and integrity within the supply chain
RESOURCE FLOW AND THE COOPERATIVE MODEL
CYCLEFFECT IS A MULTI-STAKEHOLDER COOPERATIVE
Owned and governed by its members
Made of 3 classes of patron members
HOLDS ONE UNIT OF OWNERSHIP
HAS ONE VOTE
ACTIVELY PATRONIZES THE COOPERATIVE
PATRONAGE IS EARNED BY CONTRIBUTING CAPITAL RESOURCES TO THE COOP OR UTILIZING SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE COOP. Capital Resources extend beyond traditional financial capital investments to include human and intellectual capital. we breed multiple forms of capital, such as social and cultural capital within our organization and promote spillovers into member organizations.
The Cooperative Model
Via aggregation of member resources, CyclEffect supports members and investees by
RELATIONSHIPS - developing a linked peer to peer relationship throughout the value chain, offering aligned initiatives membership into the cooperative to generate a vested interest in the collective whole;
FUNDING - raising, managing and deploying investment capital.
SERVICES - offering services by leveraging member resources to fill gaps and provide strategic planning, market development, communications and scaling strategies;
PLATFORM - hosting events and serving as a platform for shared learning