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VC Profile: Christine Primmer of SJF Ventures

HeadquartersDurham, North Carolina

DescriptionSJF Ventures is a venture capital partnership with offices in Durham, New York and San Francisco. Through its investment funds, the firm provides equity financings from $1MM to $10MM, solo or in syndicates, to companies seeking growth capital. As a venture fund, SJF Ventures focuses on the resource efficiency, sustainability and technology-enhanced services sectors.

“SJF Ventures invests in high-growth companies creating a healthier, smarter and cleaner future.”

Recent Investments:

 

  • Portfolium $5.35M / Series A (Lead)
  • Ayla Networks $39M / Series C
  • Solera Health, Inc. $4M / Series A
  • TransLoc $8M / Series A (Lead)

 

Website: sjfventures.com


Christine Primmer is a Principal at SJF Ventures, where she focuses on energy, connectivity and industrial innovation. She serves as a Board Observer for TransLoc, a transportation Software-as-a-Service business, EnTouch Controls, an energy-management-as-a-service provider for small commercial retail, and Aseptia, an advanced food processing technology enabling production of premium quality food products. 

Prior to SJF, Christine was a Manager at Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting, where she helped grow the Atlanta practice of a global professional services firm specializing in turnaround, performance improvement, and business advisory. She led teams to implement projects with bottom-line results for clients in the retail, telecommunications, manufacturing, and non-profit sectors.

Christine graduated magna cum laude from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. While in school, she completed a 2 year rotational program with GE Energy and studied with the Energy Tomorrow program at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

 

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