Care of Business in the news

Read some of the recent media coverage about our entrepreneurs that participate in our accelerator 'c/o Business'. "Nyanlända entreprenörer är snart flygfärdiga" Sydsvenska Dagbladet "Språkcafé on the Move" Nätverket för Idéburen sektor If you are interested in meeting Öresundspuls and other companies in the accelerator, some of them will be pitching on the 9th of May in Stockholm during the investor evening. Click here for program and registration.  

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Thank you for attending Impact Investing Day 2017

         Click the links below to download the presentations. Rod Schwartz ClearlySo Kostis Tselenis Quadia Lars Hultkrantz University of Örebro Ka-Hay Law Lundin Foundation Petra Sundell SUP46 Robert Lindblom Entropics Participant List Information about the companies that exhibited can be viewed on our deal platform. If you participated in the conference you will have received an email invitation. Contact us if you can't find it! info (a) impactinvest.se    

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Why developing an impact assessment tool for venture capital?

ClearlySo launched ClearlySo ATLAS, a new impact assessment tool focused on the private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) market in December. They received a considerable amount of coverage, although many queried the focus. Traditionally “social” metrics were developed as part of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) work, which looked at large listed companies. Furthermore, extensive sets of social indicators were used to assess the impacts of “social enterprises”. This was often at the demand of funders. So why did ClearlySo opt to concentrate on the ...

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Social investments – from niche to a billion

Social investments and saving products are growing in France by double digits thanks to the increased demand. All employees are offered social investment options for their pension savings. How did that market develop? On May 9 Impact Invest Scandinavia organised a seminar for its members, hosted by SPP at their headoffice, with the purpose to broaden the discussion in Sweden on social financing. As inspiration we had invited two international speakers, Cyrille Langendorff from Crédit Cooperatif in France and Mika Pyykkö from Sitra in Finland to showcase a couple of ...

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New report outline promising sectors in low-income market segments

Fintech, edtech, consumer internet and mobile are the sectors in emerging markets that are most promising

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Featured Member: Midroc New Technology

Midroc New Technology invests in young and small enterprises within renewable energy and sustainable development. The goal is to only help grow inventions that combine good financial returns with increased impact on a global scale. "Through Impact Invest we follow the development of impact investing, which gives input to the practices of our own fund management, and get access to a good deal-flow,” Andreas Gunnarsson says, Investment Manager. Midroc New Technology investerar i unga och små föreatg inom förnybar energi och hållbar utveckling. Målet är att ...

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Join our Investment Readiness Programme

Are you a venture with positive societal impact looking for external funding or investment capital? Apply to our Investment Readiness Programme before 30 August

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Entrepreneurs join Investment Readiness Programme

Roope Mokka, Gösta Sundberg, Yusef Odeh, Sheik Turay, Bnejamin Awal, Sophia Alexandersson, Caroline von Post, Prakash Acharya, Elena Timofeeva, Harriet Kamanshanyu, Zabinnah Nakirya, Karin Wouda and Cristiana Fasil. Leila Swärd Ramberg (one of the course leaders) on the far left.
On May 23-24 our first group of social entrepreneurs were coached through workshops and practice how to go about looking for investors. Impact Invest takes these start-ups through a programme that will make them familiar with the investment process.

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New Report: Shifting the Lens: A De-risking Toolkit for Impact Investment

UK-Based Bridges Ventures, in partnership with Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, recently released a report titled, Shifting the Lens: A De-Risking Toolkit for Impact Investment.

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Are you ready to invest?

The team at Return on Change, an online crowd investing platform, created this investing infographic for those who are considering becoming an angel investor. Click here to see the (huge) full size picture. From their blog post: "Although we encourage and want everyone to have the opportunity to make a difference to an aspiring entrepreneur, we here at Return on Change know that investing in startups is not for everyone. There is no, one logically way to think about making early stage investments, but we’ve tried to lay out the basics for which we ...

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