Money + Meaning

On our podcast, we expand the conversation around impact investing, strategies to finance & support social change, unlikely partnerships across sectors, and how to utilize the tools of the capital markets for a greater good.

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How Technology Can Help Build a More Inclusive Financial System for the Unbanked: Kiva’s Chief Strategy Officer on a New Money + Meaning

How can technology help extend access to financial services to the 1.7 billion unbanked people in the world? In the latest episode of Money and Meaning, Lindsay Smalling interviews Kiva’s Chief Strategy Officer, Matthew Davie, about some of their new solutions to the challenges of financial exclusion. Davie talks about Kiva Protocol and other new ways they are working to change the underlying system in order to expand access to capital in emerging markets.

Democratizing Access to Impact Investing: A Look at TechSoup’s Inclusive Direct Public Offering on Money + Meaning

TechSoup was the first nonprofit in the US to launch a national direct public offering (DPO). In the year since the launch of this growth capital campaign, they have raised over $8 million, with individual investments ranging from $50 to $1 million. In this episode, Alex Kravitz has a conversation with Rebecca Masisak and Ken Tsunoda about their unique approach to fundraising, lessons they have learned from the experience, and how the DPO has helped TechSoup grow and strengthen their community.

About the Podcast

Money + Meaning: Unlikely Allies Building New Markets for Impact seeks to expand the conversation around impact investing, strategies to finance & support social change, unlikely partnerships across sectors, and how to utilize the tools of the capital markets for a greater good.

Through digital content & live events, SOCAP cultivates a broad community of cross-sector allies, accelerating the flow of money for meaningful impact on a local, national, and global scale.