Webinars and Events

Upcoming Webinars

May 16, 2017

“Protecting the Monarch Butterfly through Conservation Finance: Innovative Approaches to Impact Investing” with Alex Echols (EcosystemsServices Exchange) and Shaun Paul (Ejido Verde)

June, 2017

“‘Labor Lens’ Investing: Emerging Investment Category to Address Labor Rights Worlwide” – More details coming soon!

July, 2017

“Impact Investing in Nutrition and Diabetes” – More details coming soon!

Additional Webinars Under Development:

“Impact Investing in Regenerative Agriculture” – Fall 2017

“Impact Investing in Energy Storage” – Fall 2017

“Climate Change and Sustainable Infrastructure” – Fall 2017

“Impact Investing in US K-12 Education Technology: Are Ed Tech Products Producing Real Learning Outcomes?” – Fall 2017

Past Events

March 1, 2017

“The Student of the Future: How EdTech Companies are Shaping 21st Century Kids” with Jean Hammond (Co-Founder and Partner, LearnLaunch Institute), Tom Pappas (Private Investor), Monica Brady-Myerov (Founder and CEO, Listen Wise) and Melissa Corto (Co-Founder and CEO, Education Modified), Boston, MA

January 31, 2017

“Old School, New School, Real School: Reshaping the Future of US Education” with Don Burton (Co-Founder and Managing Partner, EDGE EdTEch) and Barbara Kurshan (Executive Director of Academic Innovation, University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education), Philadelphia, PA

October 24, 2016

“Alternative Investing to Make an Impact: A Boundless Family Office Workshop” with Andrew Chung (Founder and Managing Partner, 1955 Capital), Napa, CA

June 8, 2016

“Alternative Investing to Make an Impact: A Boundless Family Office Workshop” with Mark Jacobson (Professor or Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University and Director of its Atmosphere and Energy Program)

April 22, 2016

“Investing in the Healthcare Transformation: How Technology, Analytics and Informatics Generate Substantial Impact and Superior Outcomes” with Daniel Lubin (Managing Director, Radius Ventures)

March 16, 2016

“Alternative Investing to Make an Impact: An FOA/Boundless Family Office Workshop” with Alan Shaw (CEO, Calysta Energy)

 November 17, 2015

“Alternative Investing to Make an Impact,” a half-day workshop for family offices, private foundations, and foundation executives.

November 4, 2015

“Is There a Bubble in Ed Tech?” with Deborah Quazz (GSV Advisors) and Michael Bijaoui (East Wind Advisors)

October 20, 2015

A private luncheon at the Drever Estate on climate change, the dramatic resource challenges our planet and society face in the 21st century, and how these can be addressed through emerging technologies, visionary leadership, and smart investments with Tom Baruch (Managing Director, Baruch Future Ventures), Maxwell Drever (Chairman, Drever Capital Management) and Lee Wong (Senior Managing Director, Drever Capital Management)

May 7, 2015

“Private Reception: NextGen Investing Capital to Create a Better World” with Michele Demers (Founder and CEO, Boundless Impact Investing)

April 29, 2015

“Behind the Scenes of Impact Investing in Education, Healthcare and Conservation Finance” with Ashley Allen (Founder and CEO, i2 Capital Group), Matt Greenfield (Managing Partner, Rethink Education), John Rogers (Partner, Bridges Ventures), Jud Hill (Managing Partner, Blue Star Capital), New York, NY

February 18, 2015

“Impact Investing in Nutrition and Health: How Innovative Solutions can Address the Challenge of Obesity and Diabetes to Stem the Growing Global Epidemic” with Dr. Martin Abrahamson (Senior VP for Medical Affairs, Joslin Diabetes Center), Ron Glotzer (VP of Strategic Partnerships, Zamzee) and Blaiju Shah (BioMotiv and Co-Leader, the Harrington Project)

February 11, 2015

“The Role of Family Offices in Impact Investing: How Impact Investing Differs from Other Types of Values-based Investing and Why Family Offices are the Key to Success” with Abigail Noble (Associate Director, Head of Impact Investing Initiatives, World Economic Forum, Co-Author of ‘Impact Investing: A Primer for Family Offices’) and Michele Demers (Founder and CEO, Boundless Impact Investing)

November 11, 2014

“Impact Investing in Low-Cost Private Schools: How Affordable Learning Programs are Bringing Education to the World’s Poorest Communities.” Co-hosted with the Pearson Affordable Learning Fund.

June 9, 2014

“The Importance of Measuring Impact” with Paul Brest (Emeritus Professor, Stanford Law School) and Ben Block (Cleantech Investor, Ardsley Partners), Greenwich, CT

June 5, 2014

“Measuring Impact in US K-12 Ed Tech Investing” with Alexa Cortes Culwell (Lead Advisor of the Boundless US K-12 Ed Tech Pilot), New York, NY

May 21, 2014

“Measuring Impact in Ed Tech Investing” with Alexa Cortes Culwell (Lead Advisor of the Boundless US K-12 Ed Tech Pilot) and Vic Vuchic (Chief Innovation Officer, Digital Promise Global), Redwood City, CA

February 26, 2014

“Women and Impact in the Developing World” with Dr. Imam Bibars (Middle East Regional Director, Ashoka) and Karen Tramontano (President, Global Fairness Initiative)

June 20, 2013

“Impact Investing in Ed Tech” with Matt Greenfield (Managing Partner, Rethink Education), Palo Alto, CA

June 10, 2013

“Developed Market Impact Investing” with Brian Trelstad (Partner, Bridges Ventures USA) and Josh Cohen (Managing Partner, City Light Capital), New York, NY


Past Webinars

March 16, 2017

“Impact Investing in Off-Grid Electricity: Increasing Energy Access in Developing Markets” with Najada Kumbuli (Calvert Foundation), Lisa Scheible Willems (AlphaMundi) and Sapna Shah (Novastar)

February 8, 2017

“Climate Change and Energy Policies: How The Trump Administration May Affect Impact Investing” with Gregory Wetstone (ACORE) and David Crane (Pegasus Capital Advisors)

January 11, 2017

“Health Effects of Air Pollution: Identifying Clean Air Technologies” with Elise Zoli (Partner, Goodwin Proctor LLP and GIvE Capital LLC), Katy Walker (Health Effects Institute) and Zhmin Mao (Project Lead Clean Air Investing, Boundless Impact Investing)

December 13, 2016

“Strengthening Food Systems: Increasing Access to Healthy Food” with Alisha Coleman-Jensen (Sociologist, Food Assistance Branch, USDA Economic Research Service), Ben Chesler (Co-Founder and COO, Imperfect Produce) and Craig Wichner (Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Farmland LP)

November 16, 2016

“Next Generation Primary Care: Emerging Models that Improve Access and Control Spending” with Sean Schantzen (Co-Founder and CEO, Healthfundr Quad Aim Fund) and Ben Wanamaker (Director of Strategy and Business Development, Walmart Primary Care Clinics)

September 21, 2016

“Rising Sea Level: Understanding the Facts & Looking Ahead to Economic Impacts” with John Englander (President, Rising Seas Group) and Michael Emmerman (Managing Director, Neuberger Berman)

July 13, 2016

“Food Waste Solutions: Impact and Profit in an Emerging Industry” with Sarah Vared (Principal, MissionPoint Partners and Katy Franklin (Office Manager, Sustainable America)

May 24, 2016

“Investing in Renewables: Private vs. Public: How Solar and Wind are Driving Down Electricity Prices and Changing the Math on Energy” with David Smith (Partner and Portfolio Manager, GCA Sustainable Growth Funds, Green Capital Advisors) and Rob Day (Partner, Black Coral Capital)

March 29, 2016

“Are Social Impact Bonds Making an  Impact: How Pay-for-Success Vehicles Address Complex Social Challenges” with Steven Goldberg (Investment Advisor, Caffeinated Capital), Jeremy Keele (Executive Director, Sorensen Center for Impact) and Marya Stark (Co-Founder, the Angel Fund)

December 14, 2015

“Investing in the New Healthcare Economy: How Technology, Impact Investor and New Financing Models are Transforming Healthcare” with Dave Chase (Managing Partner, Healthfundr Quad Aim Fund) and Daniel Lubin (Managing Partner, Radius Ventures)

November 10, 2015

“Impact Investing in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Moving Capital to the Best Entrepreneurs Through SME Finance” with Mark Straub (Director, Khosla Impact) and Janey McKinley (Co-Founder, Advance Global Capital)

October 14, 2015

“Impact Investing in Food Waste Solutions: Ending One of America’s Biggest Waste Issues” with Dr. Roni Neff (Program Director, Center for a Livable Future at John’s Hopkins University), Ron Gonen (CEO, Closed Loop Fund), and Gray Peckham (Director of Investments, Sustainable America)

July 1, 2015

“How to Make a Program-Related Investment from a Donor-Advised Fund” with Timothy Freundlich (President, ImpactAssets) and David Levitt (Principal, Adler & Colvin)

May 20, 2015

“Impact Investing in Our Natural Habitat” with Marc Diaz (Managing Director, NatureVest, the Nature Conservancy) and Joe Whitworth (The Freshwater Trust)

April 21, 2015

“Impact Investing to Fight Alzheimer’s” with Dr. Lennart Mucke (Director, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease) and Dr. Howard Fillit (Executive Director, Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation)

March 26, 2015

“Impact Investing in African Sustainable Agriculture” with Rachel Serotta (Investor Relations Officer and Debt Specialist, Root Capital) and Ambassador John Simon (Founding Partner, Total Impact Investors)

March 5, 2015

“Impact Investing in Affordable Housing”

January 21, 2015

“Impact Investing in US Sustainable Agriculture: How Impact Investors are Strategically Deploying Capital to Reshape Food Systems” with Grey Peckman (Director of Investments and Operations, Sustainable America) and David Nicole (Director of Investments, Armonia)

December 11, 2014

“Measuring Impact in US K-12 Ed Tech” with Alexa Cortes Culwell (Lead Advisor, Boundless Impact US K-12 Ed Tech Pilot)

October 9, 2014

“What is Impact Investing?”