Benjamin Stone on How to Launch Your Career in Impact Investing and Social Enterprise

This Podcast is sponsored by Maine Startup and Create Week. This years conference is June 20th to 26th in Portland, ME and is going to be amazing! This year’s conference is focused on design and innovation. They’re bringing in some of the best minds to discuss and teach how entrepreneurs can use the skills that […]

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Bryan Birsic on Finding Your Co-Founders, Techstars, and the Impact of Wunder Capital

Enter Bryan and Wunder Capital Helping folks understand what Wunder Capital is up to and how it can help is what Bryan Birsic thinks about more than anything. Bryan is the CEO of Wunder Capital and brings extensive finance and capital raising expertise to Wunder. From private equity investing at Bain & Company to financing […]

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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 […]

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Flory Wilson on Metrics, GIIRS and B-Analytics

Flory Wilson is the Director, International for GIIRS at B Lab.  She joined B Lab in April 2010, working on the core team that has launched the Global Impact Investing Rating System (GIIRS) Ratings & Analytics.  Flory chairs the Emerging Markets Standards Advisory Council that crafted the GIIRS rating methodology, and led a beta-test of […]

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Matt Davis and the Impact of Entrepreneurship, Perseverance and Investing in Ethiopia

Matt Davis is the Founder and Partner of RENEW – an impact investment and advisory firm that manages and serves the Impact Angel Network, which is a global network of investors who seek to make both social impact and financial returns on their investments in Africa. RENEW’s largest office is in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. RENEW […]

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The Positive Global Impact of Aquaculture and Our Future

Amy Novogratz is a Managing Partner of AquaSpark; the world’s first aquaculture-only venture investment fund.  Founded in 2013, AquaSpark invests with a focus on sustainable aquaculture businesses around the world. The small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) they invest in are working toward the production of safe, accessible aquatic life – such as fish, shellfish and plants, as […]

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What I’m Reading, Thinking and Exploring in Impact Investing Going into 2016

A end of the year inbetweenisode where I discuss books that have influenced my thinking this year, trends and areas of impact investing I want to explore in 2016, and some of my views and opinions of the field of #impinv as a whole. Twitter @impinvpodcast Facebook: Impact Investing Podcast Summary and Notes Books: The […]

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IIP 011 – Al Etmanski: The Lasting Impact of Social and Financial Innovators

Impact beautifully distills the insights and deep wisdom of one of the world’s great social innovators. Etmanski’s book is far more than a practical guide: it’s an invitation to re-imagine possibilities for our lives and for the world we create.” – David Bornstein, author “How To Change The World” Al Etmanski is a community organizer, […]

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IIP 010 – Raúl Pomares: The Impact of Conviction in Your Investment Strategy

This is the second episode of the “Sonen Series.” Sonen Capital is one of the top Impact Investing management firms in the United States, and is consistently at the forefront of thought leadership for Impact Investing in Public Markets and projects. Raúl Pomares is the Founder of Sonen Capital LLC, where he operates across the […]

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IIP – Will Morgan: The Impact of Defining, Measuring and Evaluating Impact Investment Portfolios

I’ve had the great pleasure of speaking with many incredible people since I started this Podcast, and this month is no different. I’m calling it the “Sonen Series” – and both episodes this month will be with leaders from Sonen Capital – an impact investing firm based out of San Francisco that I have great […]

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