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ImpactPHL is a year old. Here’s what it’s achieved — and what it’s still working on results

Aug. 18, 2017 12:55 pm

ImpactPHL is a year old. Here’s what it’s achieved — and what it’s still working on

The impact investing advocacy organization's executive chair, John Moore, talked with us about the group's Best for PHL program and ImpactPHL Ventures funding initiative, as well as its goals surrounding diversity and inclusion.
What Barra Foundation has learned from dipping a toe into mission investing funding

Aug. 9, 2017 12:55 pm

What Barra Foundation has learned from dipping a toe into mission investing

In the past year and a half, the foundation has employed two new investing strategies. Here's what it's learned so far.
Reinvestment Fund got some global props for its impact capital asset management funding

Jul. 21, 2017 7:20 am

Reinvestment Fund got some global props for its impact capital asset management

The Center City nonprofit that provides loans for community development was named "Asset Manager of the Year" by a global umbrella org overseeing national advisory boards on impact investment. Whew.
ImpactPHL Ventures just threw $15M into Philly’s impact investing ecosystem funding

Jul. 20, 2017 12:14 pm

ImpactPHL Ventures just threw $15M into Philly’s impact investing ecosystem

The initiative is overseen by Ben Franklin Technology Partners and aims to encourage more funders to invest in social enterprises: "It's not that these dollars alone are going to fill the need."
Reinvestment Fund just launched a new kind of ‘pay for success’ project funding

Jun. 15, 2017 12:55 pm

Reinvestment Fund just launched a new kind of ‘pay for success’ project

The Center City impact firm is overseeing a $10 million pooled fund. It's the next chapter in Pennsylvania's pay for success saga — and it aims to be a national model.
Here’s who won Wharton’s biggest impact investing competition yet results

Apr. 12, 2017 11:58 am

Here’s who won Wharton’s biggest impact investing competition yet

Nearly 600 students attended the annual event, up from 125 last year, and they were so talented that judges chose six finalists, instead of five.
Is there a disconnect between impact investing and gender lens investing? It’s complicated funding

Mar. 30, 2017 10:47 am

Is there a disconnect between impact investing and gender lens investing? It’s complicated

“We don’t really invest with a gender lens, and I personally don’t, but I have invested in a lot of companies that are led by women,” said Investors’ Circle President Annarie Lyles.
Get 10% off tix for Wharton’s impact investing conference with this code purpose

Mar. 28, 2017 9:49 am

Get 10% off tix for Wharton’s impact investing conference with this code

The Wharton Social Impact Conference returns Friday, April 7.
Grade Philadelphia’s ‘social enterprise ecosystem’ results

Mar. 20, 2017 3:30 pm

Grade Philadelphia’s ‘social enterprise ecosystem’

Philadelphia was nowhere to be found in last year's Halcyon Incubator study of American social enterprise ecosystems. Here's your chance to change that.
Look for at least 3 reports from Wharton Social Impact Initiative this year results

Jan. 23, 2017 3:20 pm

Look for at least 3 reports from Wharton Social Impact Initiative this year

Senior Director of Impact Investing Nick Ashburn said the first report will be released in March.

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