Impact Engine Community Showcase
This Showcase will highlight Chicago funds that invest for both financial and social return, with a keynote address from Will Towns of Benefit Chicago. Each fund will also highlight an investment that will demonstrate this focus on dual return.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
5:45 PM - 9:00 PM (Central Standard Time)
5:45 to 6:30 p.m. - Check-In, Light Dinner & Drinks
6:30 to 8 p.m. - Presentations
8 to 9 p.m. - Networking
Benefit Chicago is a new collaboration that aims to mobilize $100 million for impact investments for nonprofits and social enterprises working throughout the Chicago region.
Clean Energy Trust is a cleantech accelerator that has awarded over $3.7M in funding to 33 clean energy startups that create a healthier environment.
Energy Foundry invests venture capital in today’s most promising energy innovators and works with the world’s leading energy companies to build and scale new ventures.
Ekistic Ventures is a $15 million venture capital fund that will invest in seed-stage companies bringing new solutions to critical urban problems and making cities more equitable and efficient.
Furthur Fund is designed to foster and fund practical innovation in healthcare by using a unique, collaborative, and market-driven approach.
Impact Engine is a venture fund that invests financial and human capital in early-stage, for-profit technology businesses improving education, health, economic empowerment, and resource efficiency.
SLoFIG is a network of angel investors who share the mission of using private investment to re-establish a robust, sustainable local food system across the Chicago foodshed, while realizing a profitable return.
A special thanks to our Impact Engine partners: Freeborn & Peters LLP, True Partners Consulting, and Coalition Impact.