Archives for August 2015

IIP 003 – Janie Barrera: The Impact of Microfinance in the United States

This episode is with LiftFund founding President and current CEO Janie Barrera.  She is a leader and true changemaker in the field of microfinance in the USA, and has built a career on helping entrepreneurs and small business owners from low income and underserved areas achieve success. LiftFund has made over 15,000 loans totaling over […]

IIP 002 – Lawson Knight: Impact Investing in Rural Communities

Lawson Knight is the Managing Principle of Intermountain Impact Investments (I3). In this episode, I talk with, Lawson Knight – who is the Managing Principle of Intermountain Impact Investments (I3).  Lawson and his business partner are in the process of launching a new impact focused financial service provider, focused on rural communities in the Pacific […]

IIP 001 – Jed Emerson: Blended Value in Impact Investing and Life

The first real episode of The Impact Investing Podcast is out! Jed Emerson is one of the biggest names in impact investing.  Maybe most well known for coining the term “Blended Value”, he is a pioneering thought leader in impact investing and social entrepreneurship. He is continually asking and thinking about issues focused on the […]