Collaborative Fund

Collaborative Fund focuses on two themes: the increasing importance of values as they relate to the decisions we make about who we work for, what we buy, and how we spend our time; and the shift from an economy based on hyper-consumption to one based on Collaborative Consumption. These two forces present a significant opportunity for new technologies, products, and services to reinvent how we do business and transform our daily lives.
TypeInvestor
HQNew York, US
Founded2010
Websitecollaborativefund.com
Collaborative Fund was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in New York, US

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Key People/Management at Collaborative Fund

Craig Shapiro

Craig Shapiro

Founder & CEO
Morgan Housel

Morgan Housel

Partner
Lauren Loktev

Lauren Loktev

Partner
Bryan Chang

Bryan Chang

Principal
Sophie Bakalar

Sophie Bakalar

Principal
Taylor Greene

Taylor Greene

Partner
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Collaborative Fund Office Locations

Collaborative Fund has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
New York, NY, USA
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Collaborative Fund News and Updates

Collaborative Fund just hired a former top Goldman Sachs investor to do later-stage deals

Collaborative Fund emerged on the scene nearly 10 years ago to fund seed-stage and, as time passed, early-stage startups, many of them in New York, where the firm is based. Apparently, the firm has ambitions to do more later-stage investing, too. It just brought aboard Ian Friedman, former co-head o…

Collaborative Fund raises $100M for its fourth fund

When Collaborative Fund is looking at whether to invest in a company, it’s looking for a startup that’ll be able to accomplish some kind of social good — but also actually make money and be a real business. It’s that theory that’s led the fund for eight years, and Collaborative Fund is going to keep…

Taylor Greene named partner at the Collaborative Fund

Taylor Greene has been named a partner at the Collaborative Fund, according to a blog post and his LinkedIn profile.

Collaborative Fund Online and Social Media Presence

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Collaborative Fund Blogs

What Next? (Two Questions)

Desire for economic forecasts surges right when our ability to accurately forecast plunges. That’s the case today. The decline is unprecedented, so there’s no good historic guide to what might happen next. It’s also huge, so the need for businesses, states, counties, and countries to plan for what …

The Shock Cycle

At first you don’t see bad news, because it starts small and isn’t reported in traditional outlets. A few experts with specific knowledge chat amongst themselves, but word has yet spread. Then you ignore the bad news, because even once it’s reported it’s easy to dismiss if you’re not familiar with …

Why Time Has Slowed

Time seems to have slowed down. March felt like it lasted longer than some years. February feels like a different lifetime. It’s not just you. Everyone I talk to feels the same. There’s a well-known idea that time feels like it speeds up as you age. Summer break feels like an eternity when you’re…

Wounds Heal, Scars Last

Drive past the Pentagon and there is no trace of the plane that crashed into its walls almost 19 years ago. But drive three minutes down the road, to Reagan National Airport, and the scars of September 11th are everywhere. Shoes off, jackets off, belts off, toothpaste out, hands up, and empty your w…

Two Things Can Be True At Once

“How are you holding up?” That may be the most common question being asked around the world these days. I’ve posed it to dozens of people. Several have asked me the same. Two answers are common. “Devastated,” or something similar is one. “I have good days and bad days” is another – a toggling b…

Common Enemies

Everyone wants a map. Just a simple guide to what’s going to happen next. In search of a map it’s become common to try to match our current situation to past crises. Is this like 2008? Similar to 9/11? Is this like the 1918 flu pandemic? Or maybe the Great Depression? But none of those fit tod…
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Collaborative Fund Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Collaborative Fund founded?

    Collaborative Fund was founded in 2010.

  • Who are Collaborative Fund key executives?

    Collaborative Fund's key executives are Craig Shapiro, Morgan Housel and Lauren Loktev.

  • Where is Collaborative Fund headquarters?

    Collaborative Fund headquarters is located at New York, NY, USA, New York.

  • Where are Collaborative Fund offices?

    Collaborative Fund has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does Collaborative Fund have?

    Collaborative Fund has 1 office.