Chicago Impact Investing Showcase 2019


Feb. 18 2019, Published 7:00 p.m. ET

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ADDRESS: 610 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60605

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Hosted by Impact Engine, Sponsored by The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

The Showcase will highlight the work of impact investors in Chicago and their portfolio companies who are linking financial and social returns. The keynote address will be provided by Julia Stasch, President of The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Other presenters include:

Erik Birkerts, Clean Energy Trust

Sara Chamberlain, Energy Foundry

Sridhar Deivasigamani, Intellihot

Rachel Kohler, NowPow

Feyi Olopade, CancerIQ

William W. Towns, Benefit Chicago

Will Tynan, Lotic Labs

Jessica Droste Yagan, Tasha Seitz, & Priya Parrish, Impact Engine

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. - Check-In, Light Dinner & Drinks
6:30 to 8 p.m. - Presentations

Presenting Organizations

Benefit Chicago is mobilizing $100 million in impact investments to finance the growth of impact enterprises throughout the Chicago region.

Clean Energy Trust brings cleantech innovation to market by finding, funding, and growing high-impact cleantech startups from the Midwest.

CancerIQ's software identifies at-risk patients who qualify for genetic testing and delivers results alongside care plan recommendations.

Impact Engine is a venture capital and private equity investment firm focused on growing companies that generate positive outcomes in education, health, economic empowerment, and environmental sustainability.

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people, effective institutions, and influential networks building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world.

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