Collaboration Aims to Attract and Fund Rising Impact Stars
April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Investors’ Circle Philadelphia (ICP) is pleased to announce a $500,000 commitment for investment into graduates of the Ventures Program at GoodCompany Group (GCV). The ICP-GCV2013 Seed Fund reflects the long-standing collaboration between the two organizations to support social entrepreneurs and a significant private sector response to Mayor Nutter’s leadership in creating the Philadelphia Social Enterprise Partnership.
March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - After three years of successful collaboration, Investors’ Circle is again providing targeted support to The Hitachi Foundation’s Young Entrepreneurs program – a highlight of which is the Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneur Award.
John May, Leading Expert on Angel Investing, and Investors' Circle Host Premier New Workshop
March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Produced in partnership with the Angel Resource Institute and led by John May, an Investors' Circle Founding Member, IC announces a premier all-day workshop that will examine the building blocks of angel investing and explore the strategy behind getting deals done. Attendees will learn from experienced angel investors, venture capitalists, and deal makers as they navigate portfolio management, due diligence, deal structure, valuation, and the post investment relationship.
Core Values Key as the Impact Marketplace Gains Momentum
March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Think investments should make money and make the world a better place? Members of Investors' Circle do more than ever. "Smart with Heart" is how Bonny Moellenbrock, IC's Executive Director, describes their active network. "It's not just about the dollars. It's about the sense of meaning you share with the entrepreneurs and fellow investors," says Tom Balderston, Managing Director, Sustain VC and IC Member.
Foundations of Business: the growth of corporate foundations in England and Wales
From a recent study and research by Corporate Citizenship this year, they have identified corporate foundations in England and Wales have rapidly increased since 2006; despite recent economic recession. Corporate foundations are evidently becoming popular for companies; from reputable viewpoints of ‘giving something back’ to their next step for the CR strategy as motivational factors.
A new study by GreenBiz finds that while corporations are adopting more environmentally sustainable practices, their impacts on ecosystems continue to increase. It shows that despite the rapid rise of sustainability on companies' agendas, progress is lagging, particularly in light of the resource and weather risks many sectors are facing.