THE AGENDA

4:30 PM

Registration & Networking

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

© Copyright. 2015 Live Free & Start.

Introduction to Impact Investing

Michael Swack, Professor - Carsey School of Public Policy, UNH

Live Free and Start

Mark Kaplan, CEO - Alpha Loft & LFS Advisory Council Member

NH Community Loan Fund

John Hamilton, VP of Economic Opportunity

NH Charitable Foundation

Michael Wilson, Chief Financial Officer & VP of Finance

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?

PROSPECTIVE
INVESTORS

Individuals who are interested in learning about multiple levels of impact investing and which is the right fit for their portfolio.

PROSPECTIVE INVESTORS 

Investors who are interested in learning about angel investing and whether it's the right fit for their portfolio. You don't need to have prior angel experience to attend!

CURRENT
INVESTORS 

Investors who want to diversify their portfolio with investment opportunities in their own backyard.

CURRENT INVESTORS 

Investors who want to expand their network and learn the latest on national trends and new investment opportunities.

PHILANTHROPISTS 

Individuals looking for new ways to leverage their charitable assets to create social return.

STARTUP ECOSYSTEM PARTNERS 

Partners who want to stay current on the future of angel investing in the Granite State and want to be a part of the discussion on growing NH's startup ecosystem.

5:00 PM

5:15 PM

5:30 PM

5:45 PM

An early evening event where current and potential investors can come together to explore opportunities around impact investing in New Hampshire.

SELECT AN EVENT TO REGISTER!

Live Free and Start is a joint initiative of the Governor’s Office, the NH Business Finance Authority and the NH Department of Resources and Economic Development. The initiative is run by our State’s Director of Entrepreneurship, Liz Gray, and supported by the LFS Advisory Council, a group of 14 dedicated entrepreneurs and business leaders.  Together they are working with ecosystem partners across the state to make New Hampshire an even better place for innovation-based businesses to start, connect, and succeed. For more information, please visit Our Website!

Do you want to learn more? Connect with us today!

REGISTER NOW!

LIVE FREE & START

EXPLORE

Are you curious about impact investing? Come explore new ways to expand your investment portfolio.

LEARN

Discover what it means to be an impact investor and the range of local and regional opportunities.

JOIN

Be part of a movement of Granite Staters investing in Granite Staters.

CONNECT

Meet with representatives from three local organizations that are using impact investments to make a difference in NH.

February 17 - Durham

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WHY NOW?

We all have a stake in New Hampshire’s economic future. We all want strong communities and a more-vibrant economy. And we all know that there are problems that no single entity can solve.

A growing number of like-minded individuals and institutions are putting their dollars to work in their communities - creating tangible social impact while earning a financial return.

Come join us to learn how you can invest in the people and businesses of the Granite State.

Developed by
Grapevine Marketing

“Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.” - Global Impact Investing Network

 

WHAT IS IMPACT INVESTING?

**This event is NOT for individuals or businesses seeking investments or funding.

#InvestNH

Networking Reception

6:00 PM

The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund turns investments into loans and education to create opportunity and transform lives. We collaborate with a wide range of donors and investors, and with business, nonprofit and government partners, to provide the financing and support people need to have affordable homes, have quality jobs and child care, and become financially independent. Established in 1983, the Community Loan Fund was one of the first Community Development Financial Institutions in the nation, and has received industry awards and recognition for social impact, financial strength and performance. For more information, please visit Our Website or call 603-224-6669.

Do you want to learn more? Connect with us today!

NH COMMUNITY LOAN FUND

NH CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation was created in 1962 by and for the people of New Hampshire, and is dedicated to strengthening communities across the Granite State. The Foundation manages a growing collection of 1,700 philanthropic funds created by generous families, individuals and businesses, and awards $32 million in grants and scholarships every year. The Foundation invests charitable assets for today and tomorrow; works with generous and visionary citizens to maximize the power of their giving; supports critical work happening in New Hampshire communities and leads and collaborates on high-impact initiatives. For more information, please visit Our Website or call 603-225-6641.

Do you want to learn more? Connect with us today!

March 17 - HanoverApril 19 - ManchesterMay 18 - Portsmouth
Sept 22 - LittletonOct 13 - KeeneNov 1 - Plymouth