Miguel Granier
Invested Development

Miguel is the Founder/Director of Invested Development, a Boston based impact seed-stage investment firm launched in July 2009. Before founding Invested Development he was the founding Investment Manager for First Light Ventures, a seed-stage social impact investment fund affiliated with Gray Ghost Ventures in Atlanta, Georgia.

Miguel began his career in social enterprise as a loan officer for ACCION New York in 2003 and continued that work as an independent consultant specializing in economic development and microfinance.

In addition to his work in microfinance and social enterprise, Miguel has worked for the insurance giant Fidelity National Financial in New York and Delter Business Institute in Beijing, China. He holds a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a specialization in Entrepreneurship and Economic Development.

Articles by Miguel Granier

  • Miguel Granier

    The (Not So) Dangerous Promise of Impact Investing

    As impact investors, we welcome criticism because it will help clarify the role of impact investing within the space. That said, we disagree with many assertions made by Felix Oldenburg of Ashoka Europe recently. The truth is that for-profit social enterprise and impact investing do not limit social impact by taking away dollars from the "idea."

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