For over twenty years, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL’s) Industry Growth Forum has been the nation’s premier clean energy investment facilitation event.
Each year, the NREL Industry Growth Forum recruits the most innovative, emerging clean energy start-up companies from across the globe to present to its investor base. Applicants to the Forum range from prototype-stage to commercially ready with a renewable energy or energy efficiency technology solution.
This year, NREL is hosting an Emerging Markets Day. This day-long matchmaking forum for emerging market energy ventures and investors will take place on April 12 in Denver, prior to the Industry Growth Forum. If you are a clean energy venture seeking series A-C capital or an investor seeking the next scalable investment target, we invite you to join us!
If you are an entrepreneur or a social innovator looking to take your enterprise/organization/business to the next level or are seeking to achieve self-sustainability, then you are in luck!
The AdR Fellowship represents a unique experience for entrepreneurs, social innovators and those who practice doing business while at the same time doing good, particularly (but not exclusively) from a Jewish and Muslim cultural background, who demonstrate a proven commitment towards inclusion and forging bridges to other communities while at the same time strengthening the sustainability of their organization/enterprise or business. This is an amazing opportunity to spend one week at Windsor Castle’s, St. George’s House in the UK to network and work on your project with other entrepreneurs, all expenses paid from July 21st to July 29th 2017.
Please spread the word about the call for application about the Fellowship to your network. Also, if you know of any individuals whom you can especially recommend, please do let us know!
To learn more about our mission please click here: http://adrfellowship.org/program/mission/
Click on the following link to apply: http://www.adrfellowship.org/program/application-form/
Deadline for applications: Sunday, April 16th 2017 (midnight EST New York)
This panel discussion will explore how impact investment in small businesses can drive economic growth in the Eurasia region, where growth capital combined with technical assistance has the potential to deliver both financial and social returns. The discussion will attract a cross-section of representatives from international finance and development, asset owners, policy makers, corporate leaders, and the organizations that provide financial, technical, and business support services to small and growing businesses.
A reception following the discussion will celebrate the launch of Gazelle Finance, an investment fund seeded by Eurasia Foundation that facilitates growth capital and enhanced prosperity for small and growing businesses and their communities.
The Health & Benefits Leadership Conference is home to the nation’s most innovative Health & Benefits Expo for employers. CFSI’s Rob Levy will participate in a panel entitled “Cracking the Nut: How to Help Alleviate Employee Financial Hardship.”
The Global Health & Innovation Conference (#GHIC) is the world’s leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,200 professionals and students from all 50 states and more than 55 countries. This must-attend, thought-leading conference convenes leaders, changemakers, and participants from all sectors of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship.
Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, Big Path Capital is pleased to announce the 8th annual Impact Capitalism Summit – the largest convening of investors focused on maximizing impact and maximizing return across asset classes.
This Summit will focus on the role of capital markets in creating an economy where opportunity and prosperity are widely shared. It will explore a simple and powerful premise…stakeholders who have a hand in creating value should share in its successful outcomes. You will hear from prominent family offices, institutional investors and influential foundations about what is driving their impact investment decision-making in 2017 and experience an exciting lineup of discussions, debates, and performances across asset classes and impact themes.
The conference addresses asset managers and investors, as well as the microfinance and impact investing community at large.
- Institutional, private and social investors who want to explore the investment potential offered by Social Responsible Investing;
- Private Bankers and Wealth Managers who wish to identify investment opportunities for their clients;
- Fund Promoters wishing to gain insights in how to structure optimally Investment Responsible Investing Vehicles;
- Banks, Fund Administration Companies, Auditors, Lawyers, Service Providers: who want to understand the most recent trends in this fast growing industry.
This conference will bring the industry participants together for a profound reflection on the most relevant topics in the area of Microfinance and Responsible Investments.
AFSIC is the leading investment event focused on Africa’s financial services sector. The annual AFSIC, now in its 5th year, attracts financial services companies, predominantly leading Banks, Insurance Companies, Microfinance, Leasing and other regulated financial services companies from almost all parts of the African continent.
The wide spread of companies from across Africa attracts a highly significant proportion of major institutional investors focused on investment into Africa, and those considering the increasing merits of doing so. These investors include Sovereign Wealth Funds, Supranational investors, listed equity and private equity investors, African regulated asset managers, alongside impact investors such as DFIs and microfinance focused investors.
In addition to major Financial Services companies and Investors AFSIC is well represented by major Dealmakers focused on Africa, such as Investment Bankers, Stockbrokers, Corporate Finance experts, Fixed Income and Debt specialists, M&A bankers many of whom attend the Meet African Dealmaker event which takes place the night prior to AFSIC (the 3rd May 2017).