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Financing impact podcast

Podcast brought to you by SciFi

Financing Impact is a podcast about funding and scaling societal innovation. This podcast is brought to you by SciFi, the Societal Impact Financing Initiative at ESMT Berlin. SciFi is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Schöpflin Foundation, among others.

Episodes

  • #1 Dormant assets: Stephen Muers, CEO of Big Society Capital, and Antonis Schwarz, philanthropist & impact investor, discuss how dormant assets can be leveraged to finance impact. Read 3 key takeaways or listen to full episode.

  • #2 Funding social businesses: Aunnie Patton Power, angel investor and author of Adventure Finance, and Julia Winkler, co-founder of Volunteer Vision, discuss innovative funding instruments for purpose-driven businesses and how funders and investors can align financing with their values. Read 3 key takeaways or listen to full episode.

  • #3 Power dynamics in funding: Marta Zaccagnini, manager at Village Capital, and Ben Wrobel, author of Letting Go, discuss participatory approaches to funding decisions within the impact investing space and in philanthropy. Read 3 key takeaways or listen to full episode.

  • #4 Systems thinking for climate finance: Kirsten Dunlop, CEO of Climate-KIC, and Dominic Hofstetter of the TransCap Initiative, discuss how to build strategic investment portfolios for a low-carbon, climate-resilient, just and innovative future. Read 3 key takeaways or listen to full episode.

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For feedback on the show or to suggest guests for future episodes, contact us at scifi@esmt.org