Impact8 – Quebec’s first investment-readiness program supporting high-impact ventures. The MaRS Centre for Impact Investing launched the Impact8 initiative because we saw a broad spectrum of potential opportunities for impact. There was the opportunity to grow the pipeline of investible opportunities in impact investments, the opportunity to help social entrepreneurs navigate the ecosystem of support and […]Read More ›
Video: 5 Hot Tips for Attracting Impact Investors
What are impact investors looking for in deals with social enterprises? As social finance has grown in recent years, the impact investing market has grown increasingly sophisticated. Watch this video for a few important tips for approaching social finance lenders, from industry leaders Adam Spence (Founder and Chair, Social Venture Exchange), Julia Langer (Executive Director, Toronto Atmospheric Fund) and Beth Coates (Financial Manager,Canadian Alternative Investment Cooperative).
We invite you to share your thoughts about this video below. Which of the five tips was most useful to you, if you had to pick one? How does this fit with your work?
Note: For those committed to growing the social finance industry, we recommend our post: What’s Needed to Get the Full Attention of Bay Street?
Social entrepreneurs and do-gooders, there’s an even better resource for you – the Guide to Social Finance!