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
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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
is a new collaboration that aims to mobilize $100 million for impact investments for nonprofits and social enterprises working throughout the Chicago region. Benefit Chicago
is a cleantech accelerator that has awarded over $3.7M in funding to 33 clean energy startups that create a healthier environment. Clean Energy Trust
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. Energy Foundry
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. Ekistic Ventures
Furthur Fundis designed to foster and fund practical innovation in healthcare by using a unique, collaborative, and market-driven approach.
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. Impact Engine
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. SLoFIG
A special thanks to our Impact Engine partners: Freeborn & Peters LLP, True Partners Consulting, and Coalition Impact.