Ted Levinson

Beneficial Returns

Ted Levinson is the founder and CEO of Beneficial Returns, an impact investing debt fund supporting social enterprises that operate in emerging markets. Ted is the former Senior Director of Lending at RSF Social Finance where he managed an $85M impact investing portfolio of loans to US and Canada-based social enterprises. During his seven years at RSF, Ted managed a team of professionals handling all aspects of RSF’s Social Investment Fund including business development, underwriting, legal and documentation plus loan servicing.  Prior to RSF, Ted spent ten years in equipment leasing for small businesses. He was also the first Business Manager of Green School in Bali, Indonesia. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, Jane Leu, an Ashoka fellow.