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ImpactPHL Perspectives

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ImpactPHL Perspectives is a multi-part series which explores the many facets of the impact economy in Greater Philadelphia from the perspectives of its doers, movers, shakers and agents of change. It is a project of ImpactPHL, an impact investing advocacy organization comprised of Philadelphia venture capitalists, business leaders, nonprofits, academics, entrepreneurs and philanthropists.

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Minority entrepreneurship is the antidote to persistent poverty access

Feb. 28, 2020 12:03 pm

Minority entrepreneurship is the antidote to persistent poverty

And The Enterprise Center is leading the way to create a $50 million flexible equity fund to support our region’s high-growth minority enterprises, writes President Della Clark.
The urgent case for investing small and local access

Feb. 3, 2020 1:48 pm

The urgent case for investing small and local

"Investing in local businesses is inherently impact investing," writes George Cook, the cofounder and CEO of Honeycomb Credit.
‘It takes a city’: Dispatch from Triple Bottom Brewing’s first months business

Dec. 9, 2019 10:23 am

‘It takes a city’: Dispatch from Triple Bottom Brewing’s first months

"I’ve wrestled a lot with whether what we’re doing is enough," writes Tess Hart, cofounder of the Callowhill-based social enterprise that employs fair chance hiring practices.
Impact modeling for the financial world business

Nov. 4, 2019 10:04 am

Impact modeling for the financial world

GoodCompany Ventures' new tool can capture a social enterprise's unmonetized external value, writes Managing Director Catherine Griffin.
On the importance of measurement in impact investing business

Oct. 21, 2019 7:00 am

On the importance of measurement in impact investing

Wharton Social Impact Initiative leaders write about why precision, risk profile and clarity matter when judging the effectiveness of social enterprises.
What’s slowing a wider adoption of impact investing? business

Sep. 3, 2019 1:08 pm

What’s slowing a wider adoption of impact investing?

Michael Cosack of ImpactWise LLC and Jeremy Bach of Bach Capital Advisors examine the challenges of aligning financial and impact risk.

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