How can investors drive impact?- Workshop by Alison Fort from Katapult Foundation

EstBAN and EstVCA invite you to a practical impact investing workshop “How can investors drive impact?” which takes place on 19 October 2022 from 15:00-17:00 in KAI Art Center, Tallinn. The workshop is led by Alison Fort, the CEO of the Katapult Foundation and Impact Partner of Katapult VC.


A practical workshop on how to drive impact towards your portfolio from investors’ perspective:
  • How investors can drive the growth of impactful businesses?
  • Managing your portfolio from an impact lens - what are the steps to follow today and tomorrow?
  • Measuring impact and advising on creating impactful business models.
  • A practical case study

TIME: 19 October 2022 15:00-17:00
LOCATION: KAI art center

The event is free for EstBAN, EstVCA, and associate members but requires registration. The event is an on-site format only. 


About Katapult:
Katapult is an investment company, focused on highly scalable impact tech startups. They currently have 100M USD under management, invested in 145 companies across 37 countries.

Their accelerator programs strengthen their investment in highly-promising impact tech startups. Since 2017, they have conducted 9 flagship accelerator programs and 3 corporate accelerators.

They established the Katapult Foundation in 2020, gathering their non-profit initiatives under one arm. The Foundation is focusing on building the impact community and education efforts around impact investment. Initiatives include Katapult Future Fest, Katapult X and the Nordic Investment Network.

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About Alison Fort:
Alison is the CEO of the Katapult Foundation and Impact Partner of Katapult VC, where she sits on the Investment Committees for Katapult Climate, Katapult Ocean, and Katapult Africa. Katapult VC invests in and scales impact technology startups. The Katapult Foundation is the non-profit arm of the family founded to support investors and technology startups to move their businesses and capital for positive impact. Alison has been working with international impact investors for the past 13 years.

She sits on the Board of Toniic, the global action community of impact investors, where she was previously Managing Director of EMEA and is an Advisor to the University of Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership Multi-Generational Family Leadership program. Alison is passionate about the role of capital and technology for a sustainable future and is currently studying for MSt AI Ethics & Society at the University of Cambridge. Find Alison Fort on LinkedIn

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