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ARC IMPACT

THE ARC PHILOSOPHY

Arc Impact invests in promising startups in sectors of impact, including educational technology, workforce training, healthcare, and assistive technologies. Arc's strategy is to actively invest in early stage companies and to support sector development through philanthropy.

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ARC'S AREAS OF FOCUS

Sectors of Impact

 
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ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

We aim to increase accessibility to technology to significantly improve the quality of people's lives. We have a strong interest towards software and aging tech.

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

 Our goal  is to improve education and make learning relevant and accessible to everyone equally worldwide and to provide people with future facing skills to cope with the changing world. We have a particular interest in the future of work and human capital development and training. 

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MEDTECH & DIGITAL HEALTH

Our goal  is to improve health accessibility, patient outcomes, and the patient experience.

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THE TEAM

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NICKY NEWFIELD

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Nicky is a partner and founder of Arc Impact. Previously, she founded Jewish Interactive, an innovative educational technology production company.

Nicky, originally from South Africa, has a B.Sc. in Physiotherapy. She is also a trustee of the Glatt Charitable Trust.

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RAISSA HACOHEN

Co-Founder

Raissa is an active consultant at Arc Impact focusing on the due diligence and investment process. She also founded HUR Consulting, which advises global funds and Israeli startups. 

Raissa completed her BA at Brown University and her MBA at Hebrew University.

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JARRED MYERS

Chief Impact Officer

Jarred is specializing in Impact Measurement and Venture Philanthropy. Jarred was formerly the head of impact investing in Africa for the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation.

Jarred holds an MBA from Duke University.