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A welcome addition to the NYC impact investing scene

I was thrilled to see that Investors’ Circle is establishing a local network here in New York. The only (that I – or they – know of) formalized impact-only angel network in the country, Investors’ Circle, has an impressive range of programs and has invested $172 million in 271 ventures, which have raised $4B of follow-on funding. 160 more words

Our Members, Our Strength

By Alexandra LaForge

Investors’ Circle is the oldest and largest mission-aligned angel network and the only one with a membership base that stretches nationwide.  Our members come from diverse backgrounds, are leaders in various industries, and have interests that range from clean energy and environmental technology to healthcare and education in emerging markets.  679 more words

A new breed of investors is emerging to build a better world

A few days ago I travelled to Washington D.C. for a unique investment conference put on by a fabulous group called Investor’s Circle. It is a network of angel investors, venture capitalists and family foundations whose mission is to provide “patient capital for a sustainable future.” The group has been gathering twice a year since 1992 to hear social mission entrepreneurs make a pitch for new investment. 682 more words

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The New Generation of Social Entrepreneurs

The explosion of social enterprise programs at the university level is radically changing the evolution of entrepreneurship.

When Investors’ Circle opened its doors to mission-driven companies in ‘92, for-profit social entrepreneurship was still in its infancy. 1,208 more words

Getting ready for Washington DC, one funders outlook

As we prepare for our November Fall Conference in Washington DC we asked a few of  our members to provide context on our conference theme: … 1,079 more words

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Short, Sweet and Smart: The Essentials of an Investment Application

By Molly Deringer, Entrepreneur Services, Investors’ Circle

Selling your business concept to investors is not simply a matter of solid revenues figures and hockey stick projections. 725 more words