The  Austin Business Journal reported that Socially conscious investing gains momentum in Austin.

“Social-impact investing continues to gain momentum in Central Texas as entrepreneurs try to make nice — while making money.

The latest venture is a crowdfunding portal called Diversity Fund LLC, designed for investments in LGBT and minority-led businesses. Charlie Jackson, the CEO of software maker Acceleros LLC, said he launched the portal to fill a niche that had yet to be taken amid the many crowdfunding platforms in Texas. “