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Activating Diverse Sources of Capital to Scale Enterprises and Maintain Mission

Kate Danaher, RSF Social Finance


Social enterprises often require diverse sources of capital, such as equity investments, loans, gifts, or loan guarantees, to be able to scale while solving complex social and environmental issues. Veritable Vegetable, the nation's oldest organic produce distributor, faced this exact challenge as they pursued expansion. Learn how the coordinated use of diverse forms of capital and the collaboration of funding partners made this project possible.
entrepreneurship, financing, Impact Investing, integrated capital, social enterprise, sustainable food
Panel
Intermediate
Kate Danaher, RSF Social Finance (organizer/moderator); Shira Tannor, Veritable Vegetable
Tom Sargent, Highlands Associates; Jim Barham, USDA; Nina Webster, New Resource Bank

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Important Dates

  • June 14, 2017
    Final day to submit an idea.
  • June 15 - 29, 2017
    Commenting and voting period. All sessions open for voting.
  • June 30 - July 13, 2017
    Judging panel and final selection by SOCAP17 Content Team.
  • July 14, 2017
    Winning sessions announced to session organizers.