How to Get into Impact Investing: What You Need to Know in 90 Minutes
Wednesday, 8 October 2014 from 19:00 to 21:00 (BST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This event starts at 7pm sharp, please arrive by 6.50pm so you can have a chat to our team, grab a drink, and find a seat. Thanks so much in advance.
There are only 40 places available on this workshop.
You're interested in impact investment.
You've always dreamed about working in the impact investment space but you're not quite sure where to begin.
You'd like to meet some people who could help you but you're not quite sure where to find them.
You're unsure about whether or not you have the right skills needed to transition into this area and you'd like to know if it's possible to learn them.
This workshop makes that process easier.
This evening workshop dissects the workings of an impact fund so you can start to identify where you might fit in.
You will hear feedback that has been collected from impact investors on the skills and attitudes that make a successful investor.
You will cut through the noise to understand exactly what it is that you should be spending your time doing as you prepare to make the transition.
Who is this course for?
- Anyone who is interested in the impact investment space;
- Finance professionals who are considering transitioning into the sector;
- Those considering doing an MBA to transition into the sector.
What you'll walk away with:
- A clearer definition of what impact investment is;
- An overview of the London scene;
- Learning how an impact investment firm works.
About the teacher
Finance Matters is a social enterprise delivering events and content on sustainable finance to the professional community in London. Our mission is to put sustainability at the heart of finance by empowering individuals like you to take action – whether by doing things differently at work, moving roles, or investing your personal time or money in ways that support sustainable development. Founded by two women working in investment banking and private equity in 2012, we now have almost 900 members across financial institutions and related services across London. Check out other Finance Matters events here.
The course will be taught by Finance Matters member Dara Nikolova. Dara has a background in investment banking and has been training with Finance Matters after recently leaving her job to pursue an impact-oriented career.
When & Where
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