Impact investing can unlock urgently needed finance quickly by using a catalytic model. The Freedom100 Fund combines the power of impact investing with Freedom for Immigrants’ proven national bond model to give immigrants a fighting chance at freedom by paying their bond and reconnecting them with loved ones and legal services, at no cost to the family.
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Cutting Edge Capital spoke with Mission Driven Finance Co-founders Lauren Grattan and David Lynn to talk about our mission, and how our community-first perspective guides us to find investment opportunities.
As lead investors in our Homebuilding Investment Fund, Kara Ballester and her husband Andy were instrumental in jumpstarting our efforts to accelerate affordable housing with San Diego Habitat for Humanity. We wanted to know—what motivated Kara to invest in affordable homeownership, and what has her experience with impact investing been like?
How can we make investing in our community a great investment? Flip the traditional finance model on its head.
The idea for Advance came from speaking with people who wanted to invest in their communities and the issues that they cared about but didn’t know how.
When we first met Kris Schlesser, founder of LuckyBolt, he was six years into a quest to make the perfect breakfast burrito easily accessible to professionals on the go, and had been financing the business with high-interest credit cards and microloans.
“I have managed to invest…but one of the proudest things I have been able to do is pay for all of the school fees for my 7 children.”
We were delighted to share with Legacy Arts Magazine how impact investing can support wealth managers, financial planners, and advisors to offer their clients new strategies to craft a legacy with meaning.
Read the full article from the San Diego Business Journal on Mission Driven Finance and our community-based approach to impact investing and lending.
San Diego startup led by proven industry leaders is making strides to $10M goal SAN DIEGO, CA—January 31, 2018—Mission Driven Finance today announced that Lucky Bolt, a local food kitchen and healthy meal delivery company, All Across Africa, a fair trade home goods...
A helpful roundup of the most important words to know in impact investing. There’s plenty of jargon for both impact and investing. We make it clear.