Episodes: Masonry

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Episode 24: Interview with Jed Emerson

Jed Emerson has been an influential leader in changing the way capital is invested in order to drive social change, and coined the terms Blended Value and Total Portfolio...

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Episode 23: Interview with Dr. Charly Kleissner, co-founder KL Felicitas Foundation

Dr. Charly Kleissner is a pioneer in the field of impact investment. He believes that the deeper meaning of wealth is to make a positive contribution to humanity and...

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Episode 22: Interview with Garvin Jabusch, Chief Investment Officer of Green Alpha Advisors

Garvin is the Chief Investment Officer of Green Alpha Advisors, an asset management firm that aims to use science-driven, fundamentals-based research to invest in companies whose innovative products and...

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Episode 21: Interview with Tim Freundlich, President of ImpactAssets

Tim Freundlich is President of ImpactAssets, a boutique donor advised fund that specialises in socially responsible and impact investment options to mobilise human and financial capital towards a sustainable...

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Episode 20: Interview with Jason Scott, Encourage Capital

Jason Scott is a Co-Managing Partner and on the Board of Directors of Encourage Capital, an investment firm that seeks to change the way investment capital is used to...

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Episode 19 Interview with Rodney Schwartz, Founder of ClearlySo

Rodney is Founder of ClearlySo which works with high-impact businesses, charities and funds in the UK to raise capital, and introduces them to institutional and individual investors. ClearlySo is...

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Episode 18 : Interview with Ron Cordes, founder of the Cordes foundation

Ron Cordes is a veteran of more than 30 years in the investment industry – he co-founded and then sold AssetMark Investment Services. In 2006, together with his wife Marty,...

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Episode 17: Interview with Susie Lee, chief investment officer at San Francisco-based RSF Social Finance, an innovative lending, giving and investing organization

In this podcast, Susie discusses RSF’s core integrated capital approach for delivering impact and catalyzing change. She also contrasts RSF’s “patient capital” approach with the transactional nature of commercial financing, details the kinds of support th

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Episode 16: Interview with Echoing Green’s Min Pease: latest research on the key barriers entrepreneurs face in getting access to capital and the main types of support they require.

Min Pease leads the impact investing program at Echoing Green where she supports Echoing Green Fellows seeking or receiving impact investment. In large part, this involves getting social entrepreneurs...

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Episode 15: Interview with Dr Emmett Carson, founding CEO of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation,

Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) is the largest community foundation in the world, with more than $8 billion in assets under management.  The community  foundation serves the Silicon Valley...

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Episode 14: Interview with Debra Schwartz, Managing Director of Impact Investments at the MacArthur Foundation

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is one of the largest private foundations in the United States. Based in Chicago, the Foundation makes grants and impact investments...

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Episode 13: Interview with Kevin Barenblat, founder of the Fast Forward accelerator

Kevin Barenblat is a highly experienced software entrepreneur with a passion for applying technology for good. He is a big believer that talented people can leverage technology to create...

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