The second Pique Ventures Investor Gathering will be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 and would we love to welcome you there.
are entrepreneurial, are willing and knowledgeable about taking investment risks in order to achieve positive impact and outcomes, want to develop or apply your leadership skills, want to share your business [...]
The role of charitable giving and philanthropy in the impact investing space is a frequent topic of conversation. Let’s Talk About Giving was the sixth event in the “Conversation for Investing with our Values” series hosted by Pique Ventures. On December 5th, Bonnie welcomed co-host Alli Riese from TIDES Canada and 14 conversationalists at [...]
After taking a break in September, Conversations for Investing with our Values returned on the eve of All Hallow’s Eve. On October 30th, we met at Coffeebar on Water Street to talk about trust and how it affects our investing activities and decisions. I welcomed Loa Fridfinnson of Activ8 Corporate Relations as a guest-host.
Thank you to Servane Mouazan for inviting me to co-host today’s teleconference as part of Ogunte’s Make-a-Wave pre-incubator program for women entrepreneurs and social innovators. I was a judge for the inaugural Make-a-Wave program in 2011 and it was my pleasure to share some insights on the world of impact investing and angel investors.
A lot of people have been asking me questions about crowdfunding. Some people were hoping to crowdsource donations. Others were looking forward to new platforms where they could source equity from the crowd. Others still were looking for ways to support projects that were meaningful to them.
So I decided to host a “Big Picture” [...]
Oh me oh my. What a conversation. I suspected it was going to be a challenging subject – the debate about whether there is a tradeoff between profit and impact (in the context of investing with our values). I can only guess that something [...]
Ever have a really good conversation with someone and wish you had recorded what they said? Or maybe you said something really insightful and you wished you had written it down!
I’m anticipating the upcoming Pique Ventures event in August to be riveting and insightful. We’re going to talk about crowdfunding and I have [...]
What are the signs of a good conversation? Not knowing exactly how it began and not wanting it to end.
I’d like to thank the attendees of “Let’s Talk About Impact” – some of their comments and feedback have been quoted below. We gathered at the curious venue of Boneta, to talk about impact – a rather ambiguous, [...]
Wasn’t at the Pique Ventures Launch Event? Well, here’s the audio from my presentation. Video clips to follow. Enjoy! BfW
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- Tina Crouse on Business Impact Canvas
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