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Our Why


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Our Why


Leaders With MOTIV


A new type of business leader is emerging,pioneering a better way of doing business, and building companies of greater and enduring value.

Leaders With MOTIV


A new type of business leader is emerging,pioneering a better way of doing business, and building companies of greater and enduring value.

 
 

Who We Are


These leaders are developing and scaling solutions to major social and environmental challenges by driving systemic change in critical industries.

Who We Are


These leaders are developing and scaling solutions to major social and environmental challenges by driving systemic change in critical industries.

 

Sustainability & Resource Efficiency

Financial
Inclusion

Food &
Agriculture

Wellness &
Education

 

Investment Partners


MOTIV is an investment ecosystem built at the nexus of converging industries, asset classes, technologies, and business models to help address these challenges.

Investment Partners


MOTIV is an investment ecosystem built at the nexus of converging industries, asset classes, technologies, and business models to help address these challenges.

 
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What We Do


We forge long-term partnerships withleading mission-driven funds,earning equity in them while acting as an extension of their teams.

What We Do


We forge long-term partnerships withleading mission-driven funds,earning equity in them while acting as an extension of their teams.

 

We expand our Partner's ecosystems to mitigate risk and catalyze opportunities

 
 

Source and diligence deal flow and provide expertise to portfolio companies

 
 

Integrate human capital expertise
(leadership, culture, talent, organizational development)

 
 

And cultivate values-aligned investors or shareholders who invest directly in our Partner funds

 

Founders


Founders

Founders


Founders

Bill Tarr

Co-Founder, Managing Director

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Bill previously co-founded Aquillian Investments, an investment and advisory firm exclusively focused on environmental sustainability, clean technology, and natural resources, which launched the first Ecosystem Integrity Fund. Prior to Aquillian, Bill was a management consultant with Origo Global Business Partners, where he co-developed the Social Enterprise Services division and managed various sustainability projects, and was a Director for New Sector Alliance, managing projects for social enterprises. Bill received his BA from Dartmouth.

Oliver Guinness

Co-Founder, Managing Director

LinkedIn

Oliver previously co-founded Clearpoint Ventures, a clean economy venture capital fund, managed energy consulting projects for the Economist Intelligence Unit, built a telecom & training company in South America, directed business development for a Silicon Valley fintech startup, and worked in corporate finance at Merrill Lynch and Greyrock Capital. He is a special advisor for International Youth Foundation and a mentor for NYC ACRE and Conscious Venture Lab. Oliver has degrees from Columbia University and Cornell University.

Contact Us


Join us in using business to build a better world.

Contact Us


Join us in using business to build a better world.

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SAN FRANCISCO   .   BOULDER

Mailing address: 755 Sansome Street, Suite 450, San Francisco, CA 94111

info@motivpartners.com