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How can we leverage venture capital to support a more sustainable and impactful economy? What is venture capital (VC), and why is it important to the innovation economy? How can VC be applied to address social and environmental problems? How are companies achieving financial returns and impact?

On October 11th 2023, Impact United and Spring explored how accredited investors and Canadian entrepreneurs can harness VC to address critical social and environmental challenges and drive innovation and sustainability.

This webinar will cover the following:

  • Gain an understanding of VC’s role in fostering innovation and economic growth.

  • Discover the ways VC investments can drive positive change in society and the environment.

  • Learn from successful case studies that demonstrate the power of impactful venture capital investments. 

About the Speakers:

Olivia Hornby and Graham Day are Managing Partners at Spring Impact Capital. Olivia Hornby has worked in investment management for over 15 years including at RBC, Vancity and Goldman Sachs, specializing in alternative investments, ESG, and impact investing. Graham Day has worked in impact investment and private markets for over 15 years including as Chief Investment Officer at Spring Activator, a CFO at an agtech company, LGT Impact, and Oliver Wyman.

View the slide deck here.