Pivotal Ventures is an investment and incubation company created by Melinda French Gates to advance social progress in the United States. We believe that removing the barriers that hold people back improves life for all.
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We partner with organizations and individuals in the United States to generate momentum where progress has stalled and look for opportunities where investment can help accelerate momentum and substantially improve people's lives.

Learn more about Pivotal Ventures.
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