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 […]


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 […]

Tech for Impact Award Winners 2019

Photos: Eva Zingg Selected amongst over 300 applicants spanning across different tech and impact areas, the SEIF Awards audience witnessed our 10 finalists pitch at the Awards Ceremony on June 28. We were all really impressed by each one and the jury had a very difficult decision to make.  During the ceremony, we listened to the inspiring Nir […]

SEIF Awards – What happened next? CARBON DELTA

WINNER SEIF AWARD FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL INNOVATION 2016  CARBON DELTA is a research firm that specializes in identifying and analyzing the climate change resilience of publicly traded companies. Oliver Marchand, CEO and co-founder, started Carbon Delta in 2015 when he realized that the economic effects of climate change had started to really affect financial markets. Oliver will be one of the […]

SEIF Awards – What happened next? MOSAN

WINNER SEIF AWARD FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL INNOVATION 2016  Mosan has developed a transportable dry toilet and ecological sanitation service for densely populated settlements and challenging environments worldwide. They believe that a safe sanitation is the most effective way to improve the quality of life and the health of people. Mona Mijthab, founder of Mosan, will be one of the speakers at the SEIF […]

Establishing a Tech for Impact Ecosystem – Lessons from the Startup Nation

We are excited to welcome Nir Shimony as our keynote speaker during the SEIF Awards Ceremony on June 28. With over 15 years experience in high tech sectors, Nir is the co-founder and co-CEO of TechForGood Israel. TechForGood supports impact entrepreneurs to grow, generate large scale impact and financial revenue. They are convinced that many of the world’s […]