Impact, it’s just good business - the investor’s view!

Dec 2, 2021 10:15 AM


Join this LAFIC & YFood series of events designed for Food & Drink businesses and learn how to make your business more sustainable.

The world of investment is evolving and impact is becoming higher and higher on the agenda. Be it through traditional impact investing or more mainstream VCs prioritising impact as just good business.

Having an impact strategy with clear and aligned impact KPIs that are relevant to your business could just win you the investment that you need. This module will walk you through the world of traditional impact investing through to investing in impact aware companies.

As well as, bring you up to speed on impact KPIs setting, putting an investor worthy impact strategy in place and how to identify and “date” the investor that’s most aligned in terms of impact for your business. A module for startups, scaleups and SMEs delivered by investors.

Key Takeaways and Learnings:

  • What is impact investing and how has the meaning of impact investing changed over time
  • Why impact and having a clear impact strategy are higher on the agenda in the investment world
  • What investors are looking for, in terms of impact, when it comes to making investments
  • How to find an investor and funding that’s a good fit for your business and impact goals
  • How to get an investor-worthy impact strategy in place
  • How to set and manage Impact KPIs - for early and later stage companies
  • Tactics to get in front of investors that prioritise impact

Hosted by Evi Styer and Guests

Evi Steyer, Co-Founder & General Partner, Ponderosa Ventures

Evi Steyer is a Co-Founder of Ponderosa Ventures, a firm which invests in early stage food, agriculture, and ocean companies. Evi was previously with Astanor Ventures and Generation IM. Her academic work focused on the role of regional processing infrastructure in enabling regenerative livestock production.

Date & Time

Thursday, December 2, 2021
10:15 am
1:15 am



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