This week’s episode is a conversation with impact investing pioneer Dave Kirkpatrick of SJF Ventures and Impact Capital Managers. Dave was at the forefront of the impact investing industry when he co-founded SJF Ventures back in 1999. Originally the Sustainable Jobs Fund, SJF has grown from a $17 million first fund to the recent $125 million close of fund four. In this conversation, host Alex Kravitz asks Dave about his longevity in the industry, how his investment philosophy has evolved over the lifecycle of his four funds, and how the industry has changed over his 20 years as an investor.
By Lindsay Smalling There is an emerging ecosystem driving impact within the entertainment industry. Impact investors and social entrepreneurs would be wise to take note and engage this influential community.…
Season 2 of Money + Meaning kicks off with a special episode featuring luminaries from the SOCAP18 main stage including Anand Giridharadas, Joy Anderson, Joan Carling, Mitch Kapor, and Amit Bhatia. Themes include gender lens investing, the racial wealth gap, indigenous rights, distinguishing real change from fake change, and how complex power structures underlie all these important discussions.
Unlikely Allies: Capital Impact Partners & Mission: Launch are working to address the link between mass incarceration and deep poverty by creating pathways to build financial health for returning citizens.
Live panel from “Investing to End Poverty” — featuring speakers from Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, PIDC, Wash Cycle Laundry, GreenLight Fund, Esperanza US, and Triskeles Foundation.