The MaRS Centre for Impact Investing and the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) are proud to announce the 2015 RBC Impact Entrepreneurs who will be showcased at the 8th annual Social Finance Forum. Taking place on November 12th and 13th, the Social Finance Forum is the best place to engage and profile leaders in Canada’s […]Read More ›
Video: The Investors’ Circle, Early Stage Impact Investors
With the recent news that the SJF Institute was merging with the Investors’ Circle, and the launch of the Global Catalyst Initiative, what better time to share a video featuring the work of the Investors’ Circle? This San Francisco-based network of nearly 150 angel investors has been investing into early-stage enterprises addressing social and environmental issues since 1992. Take a look at their Investment Statistics here.
As Shawn Smith described yesterday, seed stage funding is a critical bottleneck in impact investing at the moment. The Global Catalyst Initiative addresses that challenge to an extent; the Investors’ Circle has been doing it for nearly two decades. This video gives an overview of their work and impact.
We invite you to share your thoughts about this video below. How does this fit with your work?