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Impact Platforms: The Role of New Technology & Regulations in Impact Investing

Adam Spence, MaRS Discovery District

Impact investing platforms have been imagined, developed and operated for a number of years in the impact investing marketplace. Are we at a tipping point for these types of platforms with new, more mature technology and new securities regulations allowing access for Main Street and Wall Street? . Get an understanding of new securities rules and take a deep dive into the development and operation of impact investing platforms including SVX and CoPower in this SOCAP session.
crowdfunding, Impact Investing, social entrepreneurship
Trish Nixon, Director of Investments, CoPower Adam Spence, Director, SVX.CA John Katovich, President, Cutting Edge Capital, Founder & CEO, SVX US

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2018 Important Dates

  • May 1 - June 15
    Period for submitting ideas.
  • June 16 - 29
    Commenting and voting period. All sessions open for voting.
  • June 30 - July 13
    Judging panel and final selection by SOCAP18 Content Team.
  • July 16
    Winning sessions announced to session organizers.