Build the world you want to live in

Norwegian-based Katapult Accelerator has a deep belief in exponential technologies, helping impact focused startups scale faster while solving global challenges. Earlier this year, we talked to Managing Partner & CEO, Haakon Brunell, about impact entrepreneurship and technology as a key driver for change. The interview was originally published in the 2019 SEIF Awards brochure. The […]

What happened 2019? Tech for Impact, a growing team and exciting new developments

With new developments, a growing team and countless, inspiring, interactions with many amazing impact driven entrepreneurs, we can really say a lot of great things happened this year. We can’t wait for 2020 and all exciting things ahead. But first, let’s reflect a bit on what happened the past 12 months. For the SEIF Awards, […]

Impact investing and the next generation of wealth owners

Focusing on the next generation of wealth owners, this interview was originally published in our whitepaper Small Sized Impact Investing Fund – Challenges and Opportunities available for free download here. Launched in February 2017, the Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth is based on the expertise of the “Impact Investing for the Next Generation” research and training […]

7 tips on how to become a successful impact entrepreneur

Impact driven entrepreneurship is all about doing something good at the core of your business, alongside maintaining your financial revenue. The worldwide growing demand for better and sustainable solutions creates great potential for impact entrepreneurs to develop successful businesses. But how do you become a successful impact entrepreneur? We created this list based on our collection of tips from […]

How to Engage Family Offices in Impact Investing

How can we further support and encourage family offices to engage in impact investing? The need for effective impact investment opportunities is growing, where women and the next generation of asset owners (NextGen) have been the strongest supporters. Impact investing challenges the long held view that social and environmental issues should only be addressed through […]

ZUG IMPACT SUMMIT – OCEAN. HEALTH. CONSUMPTION.

The 4th annual Zug Impact Summit is coming up 16-17 September, this year with a particular focus on ocean, health and consumption. We took the opportunity to talk to SIIA Board Member, Michael Mosimann, abut the Swiss Impact Investment Association (SIIA) and the upcoming summit. In the context of our recently published whitepaper, we were also interested to hear […]

Reconnecting People to Nature – Hexagro Urban Farming

Hexagro Urban Farming is a Milan-based startup leveraging vertical farming technologies to reconnect people to nature and produce healthy medicinal plants to increase well-being, creativity, and productivity in working environments. Being one of the startups selected to participate in the SEIF Impact Academy Autumn Cycle 2018, the Hexagro team received free coaching from SEIF program […]