We promote a culture of localized impact investments in our region, bringing a higher awareness of the value of investing with impact.
Access to capital has a direct and significant impact on the social economy’s ability to create lasting social and environment changes. According to Impact: A Social Enterprise Strategy for Ontario,
“80% of social entrepreneurs identify access to capital as the major barrier to success.”
Our region is estimated to have $40 billion of investable assets. We think it is possible to create a culture shift within the investment industry; when investors are shown the possibilities for impact investing, they will react positively to a local invitation to invest in the places where they live.
"By 2020, the global social finance market is expected to generate up to $1 trillion in new impact investment capital." - Quote from Impact Strategy Update
* Please note that any open pitch events are information presentations of the business without solicitation for investment and without discussion of an investment offering.
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