John Kohler on Impact Capital, Micro VC Firms and Creating the Demand Dividend

For the past several years, John has been Director of Impact Capital at Santa Clara’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship and has also been a mentor to social entrepreneurs at the Global Social Benefit Accelerator.  In 2011 he authored a report on impact investing entitled Coordinating Impact Capital: a New Approach to Investing in Small […]

Kusi Hornberger on Development Economics and Global Partnerships

Kusi joined Global Partnerships June 2015. He is responsible for identifying and researching social impact and financial return potential of new investment initiatives, refining existing investment initiatives as well defining GP’s overall investment strategy. He also GP’s lead for agriculture and health sectors. Prior to joining GP, Kusi worked three years as a management consultant […]

Charlie Spies on the Impact of the New Markets Tax Credit Program and Rural, Community Development

If you’re involved in building companies or investing in New England – you’ve heard of Charlie Spies. If you’re involved in developing rural communities, you’ve definitely heard of CEI and CEI Capital Management (CCML). Charlie is CEO of CEI Capital Management LLC, one of the nation’s leading allocatees of federal New Markets Tax Credits and […]

IIP 007 – Jesse Richardson: The Impact of Social Enterprise in Guatemala

Jesse Richardson is a social entrepreneur and the president and co-founder of MPACT Project – a startup focused on providing items essential to life to individuals and communities in Guatemala. By developing and building an online marketplace where people can put their money to work not once, but two and three times to improve the […]

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 […]