Save the Date & and Get the Lowest Price SOCAP16 Tickets!

Posted by on December 17th, 2015

SOCAP16 will take place September 13 -16, 2016, at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, California. Will you be there? SOCAP convenes social entrepreneurs, impact investors, business leaders, and innovators from around the world to accelerate the marketplace at the intersection of money and meaning. More than 2,600 …

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SOCAP15 Final Plenary and Gratitude Award Winners

Posted by on October 10th, 2015

“I’ll reemphasize my three keywords: humility, relationship, and listening. We have to value the human element just as much as we value profit and, more importantly, understand that the two are so interrelated they can’t actually be detangled.” — Nikki Silvestri, Silvestri Strategies As SOCAP15 came to a …

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SOCAPtv: A Secret Grain for Social Change with Aleem Ahmed

Posted by on October 9th, 2015

Aleem Ahmed first got the inspiration for Love Grain while he was working with Ethiopia’s Agricultural Transformation Agency to improve the productivity of teff farmers. Prior to his teff sojourn, he worked with Innovations for Poverty Action in Kenya to scale-up a drinking water safety technology and …

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SOCAPtv: Connecting Learning to the 21st Century with Constance Yowell

Posted by on October 9th, 2015

Constance Yowell is the Director of Education at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. She oversees a $50 million program on Digital Media and Learning, one of the first philanthropic efforts in the US to systematically explore the effects of digital media on young people …

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Bridging the Gap Between Traditional Investors and Impact Investors

Posted by on October 9th, 2015

By: Clark Brimhall   Changing the Framework: Three Overarching Conversations at SOCAP15 Governor Deval Patrick of Bain Capital brilliantly articulated the impetus of SOCAP during Thursday morning’s plenary panel when he said, “We need to proselytize. If the planet is to be saved, and if communities are …

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