Joan Trant is a Managing Partner at TriLinc Global. TriLinc Global is an Investment Fund Sponsor, and its sponsored funds invest in small & medium enterprises in developing countries. TriLinc Global offers investors the potential for market-rate financial returns and positive, measurable impact on some of the world’s intractable socioeconomic and environmental challenges. TriLinc plays … More Episode #7 Joan Trant
Dave Kirkpatrick is a Managing Director and co-founder of SJF Ventures, which focuses on high growth, positive impact ventures. Dave helped lead SJF’s capitalization of four funds totaling $260 million starting in 1999. Dave’s portfolio engagements include TransLoc, EnTouch Controls, Community Energy, Living Earth, and ED MAP, as well as exited companies NEXTracker, groSolar, CleanScapes, … More Episode #6 Dave Kirkpatrick
Cary Krosinsky teaches the Theory and Practice of Sustainable Investing at Brown University supporting the Sustainable Investment Fund within the Brown Endowment, and Lecturer, Yale College on Climate, Energy and Investing as well as Business and Sustainability. MBA Lecturer at Concordia, Maryland and the Yale School of Management. Books include the recent Sustainable Investing: … More Episode #5 Cary Krosinsky
John Denniston is Chairman of the Board of Shared-X. Shared-X is an agriculture impact company aiming to generate strong investor returns, while at the same time lift thousands of smallholder farmers out of poverty, by collapsing the dramatic yield gap separating developed and emerging country crop production through the deployment of advanced, sustainable farming techniques. … More Episode #4 John Denniston
Providing access Savings and Loans for the middle 60% of Mexico Rafa Jiménez Rafa is a business development expert with 6 years management consulting experience at McKinsey & Co. in Switzerland An MBA from HEC Geneva 2006 He has lived and worked across 25 different countries, advising and developing business with startup entrepreneurs, SMEs, leaders […]
In our second episode we speak with Dr. Charly Kleissner (www.klfelicitasfoundation.org). * Dr. Charly Kleissner is an early pioneer of impact investing and has had a successful career in Silicon Valley, where he moved to from Austria in the mid-1980s. * He worked on two startups that were successfully sold and one, Ariba, that went […]
In our first episode we speak with Dr. Charly Kleissner Dr. Charly Kleissner is an early pioneer of impact investing and has had a successful career in Silicon Valley, where he moved to from Austria in the mid-1980s. Charly and his wife, Lisa co-founded the KL Felicitas Foundation to support social entrepreneurs around the world by … More Episode #1 Dr. Charly Kleissner (Part I)
It was a snowy weekend in New Haven…. We stepped into the Baobab Studios on Crown Street to record our first episode. In this episode we introduce ourselves. Kodjo (The Dreamer), Kristina (The Realist) and Jenny (The Skeptic). Thanks to guidance from RevKev (Yale Divinity School Alum) we recorded our first episode.