Pushing the Boundaries of Impact

As IC gratefully accepts a significant legacy gift from The Hitachi Foundation, my thoughts have been focused on the importance of this opportunity, not just for Investors’ Circle to be better resourced in our work, but to continue to push the boundaries of our...

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Industry Evolution and Investors’ Circle

In an article published in the latest Social Innovations Journal, I briefly reflected on the status of the impact investing industry in relation to the 2009 Monitor Institute report, “Investing for Social and Environmental Impact: A Design for Catalyzing an Emerging...

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Sevamob Investment Snapshot

Sevamob provides primary healthcare via mobile clinics and a tele-health marketplace in India and South Africa. Shelley Saxena launched Sevamob in 2012 with $46,000 of founder funding and a vision for bringing primary healthcare to India’s rural poor. “We began by...

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What a September!

For Investors’ Circle, September was a month where the rubber met the impact investing road. It began with Beyond the Pitch: San Francisco, where we heard pitches and engaged with thirteen best-in-class companies as well as our colleagues. These entrepreneurs are...

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IC’s PCC Fund Participates in $1M Nepris Bridge Round

Nepris, a platform that connects educators with industry professionals to bring real world relevance to classrooms, has closed a bridge round of funding totaling $1 million. The round was led by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF) and includes Investors’...

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This is not a one-size-fits-all proposition

How do we best support and accelerate emerging social innovation? We ask this question every day at IC and are especially attuned to it as we approach our 25th year and develop our 2020 Strategic Plan. There is one thing that I know for certain: it is about so much...

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