The Latin American impact ecosystem is vibrant and growing. Despite the recent political climate and troubling events happening on both sides of the U.S. – LatAm border, entrepreneurs are innovating new solutions and investors are finding incredible opportunities to fund ventures and projects that are creating impact at scale.
SOCAP19 isn’t until October, but the conversations have already started on Pathable–the official conference networking platform.
As of early August, hundreds of registered ticket holders have already created Pathable profiles and are using the app to learn about their fellow attendees, send introductory messages, and set meetings. If you have already bought your ticket to SOCAP19, but have not yet personalized your Pathable profile, we highly recommend that you do so as soon as possible. A little preparation now can go a long way towards ensuring you get the most out of your SOCAP19 experience.
Driving Impact in Opportunity Zones at the Kresge Foundation on Episode 27 of SOCAP’s Money + Meaning Podcast
The new Opportunity Zone legislation is expected to drive billions of dollars of investment into low income communities around the country. Yet, with limited oversight, this capital has as much potential to harm communities as is does to benefit them. In an effort to set a precedent for transparency in this new space, the Kresge Foundation has recently committed $22 million to two Opportunity Funds in exchange for higher levels of reporting and accountability. In this episode, Rip Rapson, President and CEO of the Kresge Foundation, and Kresge Social Investment Officer Aaron Seybert discuss the innovative way the foundation is working to shape OZ investment.
Impact Commitment In Action: The W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Mission Driven Investments Portfolio Summit
“Mission Driven Investments is the Kellogg Foundation’s way of saying we’re going to change the investment world and have them focus on the things that really matter: children, families, and…
The votes have been counted, the experts on our advisory panel have weighed in, and our content team has made their final decisions. From the pool of 397 proposals we…