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Money and Meaning
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On Money and Meaning, we expand the conversation around impact investing, strategies to finance & support social change, unlikely partnerships across sectors, and how to utilize the tools of the capital markets for a greater good.
 
The for-profit and non-profit worlds are on a collision course. Already the lines are beginning to blur as new fields like impact investing, social enterprise, and blended finance emerge. This podcast is a conversation with changemakers from all walks of life using for-profit principles in surprising and creative ways to drive social impact. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/impactinvesting/support
 
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More Than $$
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More than Money is a podcast that creates a conversation community around how to use your values to engage with work and invest your wealth. The podcast is designed in a 12-episode season format. Each episode is produced around two core interview segments sharing a common theme. In this podcast, we explore the following topic areas: (1) business ethics, (2) economic justice, (3) corporate social responsibility, (4) social entrepreneurship, (5) community development, and (6) faith and values- ...
 
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Social Entrepreneur
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Social Entrepreneur exists at the intersection of profit and purpose. We tell positive stories from underrepresented voices, focused on solutions.
 
Interviews with the leading impact investors and entrepreneurs who are using capital resources to create positive social and environmental change around the globe.
 
Founder stories, learns and journeys to now of innovators, creatives enterprisers and entrepreneurs making positive dents on society. Talks With Innovators, Creatives & Enterprisers | twice. From New Zealand, since August 2015. Formerly: twice | Two Weeks In Creative Endeavour
 
Founder stories, learns and journeys to now of innovators, creatives enterprisers and entrepreneurs making positive dents on society. Talks With Innovators, Creatives & Enterprisers | twice. From New Zealand, since August 2015. Formerly: twice | Two Weeks In Creative Endeavour
 
Investment Research Radio interviews the most exciting up and coming companies trading on the markets. Leading business minds, analysts and market commentators are also interviewed. While being sector agnostic there is a focus on clean technologies, blockchain and being on top of the major trends which are changing the world around us.
 
Taking inspiration from the United Nations 17 biggest challenges that face the planet, we bring you conversations with the leaders of the most innovative technology companies tackling these Global Goals. You'll also learn from the impact investors leveraging their capital to help these companies achieve massive scale. Join us each week to stay informed on the companies paving the way to create solutions to our world's greatest challenges on the Global Goals Project!
 
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I decided to flip the script for this episode and give listeners a glimpse into what I'm passionate about and the work that I do. My friend and colleague Anne-Marie Vettorel takes over as host. During this episode, we discuss my origin story, my early career in the investment industry, some embarrassing confessions (warning: you may learn more ...…
 
Invisibility and harmful stereotypes are two of the biggest challenges facing Indigenous people today. According to research conducted by The Reclaiming Native Truth Project, nearly 80% of Americans know little to nothing about contemporary Native peoples, which leads to systemic bias, racism, and neglect of Indigenous communities. In this epis ...…
 
At the intersection of democracy, impact investing, and progressive media, you will find New Media Ventures (NMV). This organization is a nonprofit seed fund and angel network working to create positive change across America by investing in entrepreneurs and activists “wrestling with the biggest challenges facing our democracy.” By investing so ...…
 
At the intersection of democracy, impact investing, and progressive media, you will find New Media Ventures (NMV). This organization is a nonprofit seed fund and angel network working to create positive change across America by investing in entrepreneurs and activists “wrestling with the biggest challenges facing our democracy.” By investing so ...…
 
For any community development initiative to achieve the desired positive outcomes, impact investors must design with communities instead of for them. Opportunity Zones, even with the recent criticism, are still seen as a way to drive investments that will build wealth and create social impact in marginalized communities. How can the great commu ...…
 
For any community development initiative to achieve the desired positive outcomes, impact investors must design with communities instead of for them. Opportunity Zones, even with the recent criticism, are still seen as a way to drive investments that will build wealth and create social impact in marginalized communities. How can the great commu ...…
 
Despite bring the fastest-growing population of American entrepreneurs, founders of color are systematically under-recognized and under-resourced in America today. How can we begin to build new systems that will support entrepreneurs of color? What will it take to build an inclusive impact economy? This past June, SOCAP convened the first-ever ...…
 
Despite bring the fastest-growing population of American entrepreneurs, founders of color are systematically under-recognized and under-resourced in America today. How can we begin to build new systems that will support entrepreneurs of color? What will it take to build an inclusive impact economy? This past June, SOCAP convened the first-ever ...…
 
Jeffrey Cyr of Raven Indigenous Capital Partners (RCIP) joins us for today’s episode. Jeff is Managing Partner at RCIP; Canada’s first Indigenous financial intermediary. Its mission is to empower Indigenous entrepreneurs with the capital and expertise they need to succeed. Jeff joins us on the podcast to discuss how RCIP is making transformativ ...…
 
Foundations traditionally have grant-making staff and endowment investing staff that operate entirely independent of each other. How can we move past this traditional “two-pocket thinking” to utilize the full spectrum of capital - not just grants and market-rate investments - to better align a foundation’s entire portfolio with their desired im ...…
 
Foundations traditionally have grant-making staff and endowment investing staff that operate entirely independent of each other. How can we move past this traditional “two-pocket thinking” to utilize the full spectrum of capital - not just grants and market-rate investments - to better align a foundation’s entire portfolio with their desired im ...…
 
Upkar Arora of Rally Assets joins us for today’s episode. Upkar is Chief Executive Officer at Rally Assets; A full-service impact investing firm helping investors align their investments with their values. Rally is a new brand but has a rich history in the impact investment space in Canada under previous ownership under the name Purpose Capital ...…
 
The new Opportunity Zone legislation is expected to drive billions of dollars of investment into low-income communities around the country. Yet, with limited oversight, this capital has as much potential to harm communities as is does to benefit them. In an effort to set a precedent for transparency in this new space, the Kresge Foundation has ...…
 
The new Opportunity Zone legislation is expected to drive billions of dollars of investment into low-income communities around the country. Yet, with limited oversight, this capital has as much potential to harm communities as is does to benefit them. In an effort to set a precedent for transparency in this new space, the Kresge Foundation has ...…
 
Cooperatives hold incredible promise to build wealth in marginalized communities and reduce the racial wealth gap but myths and misconceptions about alternative ownership models are common. Many lenders and investors are skeptical of cooperatively-owned businesses or find them too “risky” to qualify for investment. This episode, recorded live a ...…
 
Cooperatives hold incredible promise to build wealth in marginalized communities and reduce the racial wealth gap but myths and misconceptions about alternative ownership models are common. Many lenders and investors are skeptical of cooperatively-owned businesses or find them too “risky” to qualify for investment. This episode, recorded live a ...…
 
How can innovative financial technologies help marginalized and underserved communities manage their personal finances and build wealth over time? In this episode of Money and Meaning, host Alex Kravitz talks to Marcia Chong Rosado of Village Capital, an accelerator for social enterprises, and Ramona Ortega, Founder of My Money My Future, a pla ...…
 
How can innovative financial technologies help marginalized and underserved communities manage their personal finances and build wealth over time? In this episode of Money and Meaning, host Alex Kravitz talks to Marcia Chong Rosado of Village Capital, an accelerator for social enterprises, and Ramona Ortega, Founder of My Money My Future, a pla ...…
 
Fireweed Zinc Ltd. TSX-V:FWZ is focused on the Macmillan Pass Zinc-Lead-Silver Project. Located in mining-friendly Yukon Territory, Canada, it is one of the world’s largest undeveloped zinc resources.By Investment Research Radio.
 
On prior episodes of Money + Meaning, we have explored ways innovative ideas generated by unlikely allies can create change across institutions and communities. But what about the systemic level? Could conversations between people of different perspectives and backgrounds lead to more equitable economies or systems of government? In this episod ...…
 
On prior episodes of Money + Meaning, we have explored ways innovative ideas generated by unlikely allies can create change across institutions and communities. But what about the systemic level? Could conversations between people of different perspectives and backgrounds lead to more equitable economies or systems of government? In this episod ...…
 
Trish Nixon of CoPower Inc. joins us for today’s episode. Trish is Managing Director and Head of Capital at CoPower Inc.; an online platform allowing Canadians to access impact investments that will help accelerate the transition to a low carbon economy. Sadly the impact investment space right now is predominantly populated by private investmen ...…
 
Mitch Kapor is fond of saying, “genius is evenly distributed by ZIP Code, but opportunity is not.” So, in 2011 Mitch and his wife, Freada Kapor Klein, set out to tackle this issue by investing in seed stage tech startups closing gaps of access, opportunity, or outcome for low-income communities and communities of color in the US. After more tha ...…
 
Mitch Kapor is fond of saying, “genius is evenly distributed by ZIP Code, but opportunity is not.” So, in 2011 Mitch and his wife, Freada Kapor Klein, set out to tackle this issue by investing in seed stage tech startups closing gaps of access, opportunity, or outcome for low-income communities and communities of color in the US. After more tha ...…
 
MPOWERD is an innovative solar light manufacturer recently named one as one of the Real Leaders 100 most impactful companies in the world. Their mission is to sustainably provide clean, safe, and affordable solar lighting to everyone, including the people in developing countries who need it most, and their innovative design has made their produ ...…
 
MPOWERD is an innovative solar light manufacturer recently named one as one of the Real Leaders 100 most impactful companies in the world. Their mission is to sustainably provide clean, safe, and affordable solar lighting to everyone, including the people in developing countries who need it most, and their innovative design has made their produ ...…
 
International Zeolite Corp TSX.V: IZ | OTCQB: IZCFF is an international marketer and supplier of natural zeolite and zeolite-infused products. An environmentally friendly Green Tech business well suited to today’s economic environment. Zeolites are microporous, aluminosilicate minerals and are widely used in multiple cross industry applications ...…
 
Key Links Singularity University In this podcast, our goal is to uncover some of the most innovative companies leveraging leading-edge technology, like Singularity University. Companies like SU are taking on the global goals with social-impact driven business models. We want this podcast to be a resource for you to learn about the innovative te ...…
 
Sharon Avery of Toronto Foundation joins us for today’s episode. Sharon is President & CEO of Toronto Foundation (TF); one of the 191 community foundations across Canada which holds nearly $500 million in assets. As a community foundation, Toronto Foundation is a charity but not a cause. It exists to contribute time, leadership, and money to su ...…
 
This week's episode is a conversation with impact investing pioneer Dave Kirkpatrick of SJF Ventures and Impact Capital Managers. Dave was at the forefront of the impact investing industry when he co-founded SJF Ventures back in 1999. Originally the Sustainable Jobs Fund, SJF has grown from a $17 million first fund to the recent $125 million cl ...…
 
This week's episode is a conversation with impact investing pioneer Dave Kirkpatrick of SJF Ventures and Impact Capital Managers. Dave was at the forefront of the impact investing industry when he co-founded SJF Ventures back in 1999. Originally the Sustainable Jobs Fund, SJF has grown from a $17 million first fund to the recent $125 million cl ...…
 
Key Links: https://hyperloop-one.com/ The mission of Hyperloop One is to create effortless journeys and expanding possibilities. With fast-moving pods magnetically propelled through tubes, people will be able to get to work in places hundreds of miles from where they live… and save time and costs in transportation. 1:30 How the Hyperloop works ...…
 
Two-thirds of the workforce in the United States lacks a college degree. With many companies and job platforms screening cadidates based on education, a significant number of smart, hard-working people are locked out of the job market. Seeing firsthand the impact this has on workers and their families, Yscaira Jimenez founded LaborX, a talent m ...…
 
Two-thirds of the workforce in the United States lacks a college degree. With many companies and job platforms screening cadidates based on education, a significant number of smart, hard-working people are locked out of the job market. Seeing firsthand the impact this has on workers and their families, Yscaira Jimenez founded LaborX, a talent m ...…
 
Key Links https://xlabs.ai/ https://www.seldn.ai/ "Moonshots" are the kind of goals and projects that invent a new era... the kind of projects that will usher in the intelligence age. 3:00 What is a "Moonshot Factory?" 9:00 Inventing the AI mothership, Seldn 15:00 Radhika's story 21:00 How does AI work? 28:00 Tech that can amplify humans 36:00 ...…
 
Key links: www.su.org www.kurzweilai.net www.singularity.com By 2030, AI and robots will most likely take care of all of our day jobs. In this episode, Rob Nail shares some of the most innovative technologies coming to market, as well as the mindset shift we will all need to approach those changes positively. We cover: 4:45 How Rob became CEO 6 ...…
 
On this week’s episode of Money + Meaning, recorded live at the SOCAP 365 PNW event in Seattle, you’ll hear Sayer Jones, Director of Mission Related Investing for Meyer Memorial Trust, Lisa Yancey, Co-Founder of The We's Match, and Stephen Green, Founder of PitchBlack, in a candid and realistic conversation about what it will take to close the ...…
 
On this week’s episode of Money + Meaning, recorded live at the SOCAP 365 PNW event in Seattle, you’ll hear Sayer Jones, Director of Mission Related Investing for Meyer Memorial Trust, Lisa Yancey, Co-Founder of The We's Match, and Stephen Green, Founder of PitchBlack, in a candid and realistic conversation about what it will take to close the ...…
 
Key Links: https://unreasonablegroup.com/companies/hala-systems/ https://bit.ly/2OAuc2g https://www.wired.com/story/syria-civil-war-hala-sentry/ The Syrian Civil War has claimed the lives of over 500,000 innocent civilians since 2011. Now, AI company Hala Systems has developed technology to sound air raid sirens and alert civil defense ahead of ...…
 
What happens when the people who live and work in a community are able to pool capital then collectively decide how to use those funds for the betterment of everyone in their community? The Boston Ujima Project is answering that question by blending grassroots organizing with finance to build an equitable, community-based local economy. In this ...…
 
What happens when the people who live and work in a community are able to pool capital then collectively decide how to use those funds for the betterment of everyone in their community? The Boston Ujima Project is answering that question by blending grassroots organizing with finance to build an equitable, community-based local economy. In this ...…
 
In this episode, we talk with Dr. Tiffany Vora, Head of Faculty at Singularity University, about Digital Biology and treating DNA like computer code. 5:00 The global SU faculty 11:00 Digital Biology 17:00 Building DNA like Legos 24:00 Radical transparency and programming the future of life 30:00 Bio Brokers... who owns your body's data? 35:00 M ...…
 
Stephen Huddart of McConnell Foundation joins us for today’s episode. Stephen is President & CEO of McConnell Foundation; Canada’s second oldest private foundation which is responsible for roughly $650 million in assets. The foundation focuses on impacting a broad range of issues such as Indigenous reconciliation, the changing nature of work, f ...…
 
Key Links The SU Global Grand Challenges App Su.org The Global Grand Challenges Singularity University Impact Director Brett Schilke shares how SU addresses the Global Goals in two main ways: solving resource needs and solving societal development needs. With the Global Grand Challenges and the SU App, anyone can help solve global problems. 2:0 ...…
 
Gen 3 Oil is an oil recycling company with a recycling refinery project in Bowden Alberta. The existing refinery is being leased and custom upgraded in order to utilize a cutting edge technology producing quality group 2 and 3 motor oils. TSX.V: Giii Key Points: - Very high caliber management team with strong track records. - CEO Gregory Clarke ...…
 
Host Alex Kravitz talks to Olivia Rebanal from Capital Impact Partners, Jean Chorazyczewski of The Fair Food Network, and Amit Makhecha of FEAST Detroit. These guests share the stark facts about this challenge, detail the steps they are taking to cultivate a more inclusive and equitable local food system, and offer suggestions for what it will ...…
 
Host Alex Kravitz talks to Olivia Rebanal from Capital Impact Partners, Jean Chorazyczewski of The Fair Food Network, and Amit Makhecha of FEAST Detroit. These guests share the stark facts about this challenge, detail the steps they are taking to cultivate a more inclusive and equitable local food system, and offer suggestions for what it will ...…
 
The mission of Key2Enable is to help kids with movement disabilities to stay in school and get great jobs with access to technology that they can use easily. 1:30 The mission and founding story 4:00 How it works and who can use it 9:00 Global Goal 10: Reduce Inequalities 16:00 Tech Specs 20:00 Going to market and the Indiegogo launch 32:00 How ...…
 
We are fortunate to have three A.I. fund experts on this episode of IRR with Ben Lee Director of Canada, the founder Henrik Von Scheel and also the German director Nils Junge. In the days a head the Epoque Plus fund will be available to qualified investors in Canada such as Accredited Investors, Institutions, Funds, Banks, and Family Offices. T ...…
 
Singularity University is on a mission to make the world a more abundant place. In this episode, we'll hear from Molly Pyle, the Senior Program Manager of Singularity University Programs and the Co-Chair of the Women's Impact Network. 2:00 How Singularity Started: Niching in Exponential Technology 4:00 What is An Exponential Mindset? 8:00 The S ...…
 
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