When  |  October 19-23, 2020

This year, join us at SOCAP Virtual: A Global Impact Summit, the leading virtual gathering of global changemakers addressing the world’s toughest challenges through market-based solutions.

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  • Democratize content more than ever before. SOCAP Open launches next week! Stay tuned for themes and get ready to submit your ideas. Your imagination is truly the limit on session formats. Check out our virtual event formats for ideas.
  • Smaller virtual events and formats will allow you to really dig into a theme by having access to live and recorded content before, during, and after the main event.
  • The SOCAP Social Entrepreneur Scholarship application process will open in June. Be inspired and learn from enterprises around the world.
  • Connect, radically collaborate, and catalyze with many of the leading organizations in the impact investing community, mission-driven companies, and corporations seeking to move the needle and inspire greater investment in positive impact.
  • Participate with innovators, thought leaders, businesses, and investors from around the world in connection opportunities ranging from intimate fireside chats to virtual workshops.
  • Join the Digital Pavilion with interactive sponsor booths and a robust marketplace. 
  • Networking opportunities in one-on-one and small meeting formats, hosted by a partner or on your own.
  • Local watch parties. Our hope is that by this fall we will be able to gather in smaller groups. Activate and mobilize local impact ecosystems by beaming SOCAP Virtual to your community. Updates with details and opportunities coming soon.


Stay tuned as speakers, opportunities for involvement, and features of the online experience are announced in the coming weeks. SOCAP Virtual will continue to support the physical convening, and the dates for SOCAP21 are set for October 26-29, 2021 at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. We look forward to seeing you in-person next year!

“This industry uses the power of finance and business to make the world a better place, and SOCAP, which is the biggest convener of all the main stakeholders in the industry, is a big part of the reason why.”

– Huffington Post, Impact

  • Radical Change
  • Climate Action
  • Global Health
  • Future of Work
  • Next Gen Leadership
  • Education for All
  • Resilience
  • Inclusion
  • Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy
  • Racial Equity/SPECTRUM

SOCAP Open is a public forum where we invite the expertise and networks of the global impact community to create content for our flagship convening. The voting period is now open and ends July 10.


If you are one of the world’s most innovative social entrepreneurs, you are now invited to apply for a scholarship to SOCAP20 by July 10th!

Every year SOCAP receives hundreds of applications from ventures that are creating impressive social and environmental change in communities around the world. From that pool of applicants, we select up to 150 outstanding social enterprises to receive a scholarship for the flagship SOCAP Virtual conference on October 21 – 23, 2020. Learn more here.


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