Raising an impact investing fund can be challenging. To be successful, investors (LPs) need to believe in the fund’s financial viability and connect deeply with its impact objectives. Raising these funds is a unique exercise in investor education, activation and mobilization. The stakes are often higher, since potential success can be deeply meaningful to a wider range of stakeholders.
While COVID-19 has increased the sense of urgency for more impact investing products and funds to be developed, it has also presented new operational complexities and a fierce competition for resources.
Come join our panel of experts, including Will Jacobsen (Kiva), Priya Parrish (Impact Engine) and Monique Woodard (Cake Ventures), moderated by Rehana Nathoo (Spectrum Impact) as they dig in on:
- The opportunities and challenges COVID-19 has presented across their fundraising efforts
- Pivots and adjustments needed to their fundraising strategies (and overall approach)
- Where they see opportunity for more activity and engagement