Case Study: Elevar Equity

Elevar Equity: Unitus Equity Fund and Elevar Equity Fund II Case Study, November 2013. This case study was produced for the Impact Investing 2.0: The Way Forward project by Cathy Clark, Jed Emerson and Ben Thornley. This project was created in partnership with InSight at Pacific Community Ventures and Impact Assets, and identifies twelve high-performing funds that have Read more about Case Study: Elevar Equity[…]

Case Study: Aavishkaar India

Aavishkaar India Microventure Capital Fund Case Study, November 2013. This case study was produced for the Impact Investing 2.0: The Way Forward project by Cathy Clark, Jed Emerson and Ben Thornley. This project was created in partnership with InSight at Pacific Community Ventures and Impact Assets, and identifies twelve high-performing funds that have seen both financial and social returns on Read more about Case Study: Aavishkaar India[…]

Video: Advice from Silicon Valley

Advice from Silicon Valley for Impact Investors and Entrepreneurs. Cathy Clark interviewed Randy Komisar, General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, about his advice for impact entrepreneurs and impact investors at the Investors’ Circle Conference on May 9, 2013. Video here (conversation starts at 17:30).  

Impact Investor Convening in Oxford

April 10, 2013: Our The Impact Investor project held its Convening on Emerging Best Practices on April 10th in Oxford. The CASE Initiative on Impact Investing at Duke University, InSight at Pacific Community Ventures, ImpactAssets and the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship co-hosted the event with 80 global practitioners.  Read our blogpost here: Best Practices in Read more about Impact Investor Convening in Oxford[…]

Podcasts: From Duke SBSI Conference 2013

Duke 2013 Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference. Podcast for Is It Scalable? Duke and Global Health (1 hour and 15 mins), and podcast for Debt, Equity, Impact Investing? A Capital Spectrum Choice Conversation (1 hour and 15 mins). February 20, 2013 in Durham, NC.    

Report: Six Dynamics of Impact Investing

A Market Emerges: The Six Dynamics of Impact Investing, October 2012. Published by PCV InSight, CASE at Duke and ImpactAssets, Clark, Emerson and Thornley.   This second report from our Impact Investor project shares findings from our extensive mapping of the global fund universe and in-depth conversations with over 35 limited partner fund investors, general partner Read more about Report: Six Dynamics of Impact Investing[…]

Report: The Impact Investor, People and Practices

The Impact Investor: People and Practices Delivering Exceptional Financial and Social Returns: The Need for Evidence and Engagement, March 2012. Cathy Clark, Jed Emerson and Ben Thornley. This report highlights key questions for our Impact Investor Project and market challenges for the field of impact investing.  

Event: The Impact Investor at the Skoll World Forum, 2012

  The Impact Investor Gathering at the Skoll World Forum, March 2012. Blogposts and videos from the event: Part 1 and Part 2. The event marked the beginning of a two-year project to build data-driven and practitioner-guided knowledge for the rapidly growing field of impact investing for the Impact Investor project, which we are undertaking along with our partners InSight at PCV Read more about Event: The Impact Investor at the Skoll World Forum, 2012[…]