ECONOMIC GROWTH

Investing in Impact – What makes a happy marriage?

The entrepreneur/investor relationship is fundamental to the success of a startup and it is no different in the social impact space. We hear from both sides of the table on how to make sure you are asking the right questions to ensure your funding is values-aligned. Recorded at the 2021 Meaningful Business 100 Forum. Sponsored by EY

Partnering for Impact – What is the key to successful collaborations?

It is well documented that collaboration is key in the profit and purpose space. But how do you choose who to partner with, and how should those relationships be structured so that they serve all parties? MB100 winners discuss how they have established meaningful partnerships to drive growth and impact. This session was hosted in partnership with Impact17. Recorded at the 2021 Meaningful Business 100 Forum. Sponsored by EY

Measuring the Impact of Purpose – with John Rosling, CEO, Contexis

With businesses putting an increasing focus on purpose and social impact, we will be looking at the current challenges in measurement and reporting of impact data, and getting expert views on how different types of organisations can improve their data collection to strengthen their business and help achieve the UN Global Goals.

The Fundraising Landscape for Impact-Entrepreneurs – with Tristan Craddock, Partner, Palatine Impact Fund

With the pandemic changing the nature of fundraising for many impact entrepreneurs, we will be exploring market sentiment, new funding opportunities and how to better prepare for online fundraising, by speaking to members of our community with direct experience of this over the last 12 months. Tristan Craddock, a partner at Palatine's impact fund, shares his experience of the explosive past 12 months, and the 'flood of investors' who are turning the tide for business looking to scale their positive impact.

The Fundraising Landscape for Impact-Entrepreneurs – with Alex Pitt, Co-Founder, Mustard Seed

With the pandemic changing the nature of fundraising for many impact entrepreneurs, we will be exploring market sentiment, new funding opportunities and how to better prepare for online fundraising, by speaking to members of our community with direct experience of this over the last 12 months. Alex Pitt, co-founder of Mustard Seed, shares his perspective on the fundraising landscape for impact entrepreneurs - current and future - and how start-ups can make better use of limited resources to fundraise over the next 12 months.