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Venturing Societal Solutions - The 2020 Investing for Impact Survey


Venturing Societal Solutions - The 2020 Investing for Impact Survey

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During this webinar EVPA launched the new interactive report “Venturing Societal Solutions – The 2020 Investing for Impact Survey”! The report is based on data collected from 112 European investors for impact throught the 7thIndustry Survey, and it provides a broad overview of the venture philanthropy approach and how it is adopted in practice.

For the first time, EVPA has analysed practices of different capital providers such as impact funds or foundations and engaged grant-makers, and measured the capital invested forimpact by European investors. Throughout the webinar, we presented and discussed the key results and trends with experienced practitioners that contributed to the study.

The webinar took place on Wednesday 24thFebruary at 15.00-16.30 (CET).


  • Introduction
  • Live polls
  • Data discussion
  • Q&A

Watch the Webinar Recording

Download slides here

Meet the speakers

Elisabeth Paulson

Elisabeth Paulson - Impetus

Elisabeth Paulson is the Portfolio Director at Impetus, where she leads investment and portfolio strategy and manages the performance of the charity’s investment team and partnership portfolio.

Tom Kagerer

Tom Kagerer - LGT Venture Philanthropy

As Investment Director, Tom deploys philanthropic growth capital to organizations and companies with effective, innovative and scalable solutions to social and environmental challenges. In his role he covers the whole life-cycle of philanthropic investments, from sourcing all the way through to exit.

Oscar Ugarte Gamboa

Oscar Ugarte Gamboa - Seed Capital Bizkaia

Oscar Ugarte Gamboa is director of the management company Seed Capital Bizkaia since 2008, a public-private Risk Capital entity with a long track record in Seed Capital operations.

Silke Horáková

Silke Horáková - Tilia Impact Ventures

Silke Horáková is the Co-Founder & Partner of Tilia Impact Ventures, the first social impact fund in the Czech Republic and the co-owner of Albatros Media, a.s., the largest Czech book publishing company.

Alessia Gianoncelli

Alessia Gianoncelli - EVPA

With almost a decade of experience in the social investment space, Alessia is the Head of Knowledge, Community and Market Development at EVPA. As part of her role, she is responsible for research activities, content development, data collection, community engagement and market building.

Gianluca Gaggiotti

Gianluca Gaggiotti - EVPA

Gianluca Gaggiotti is Research Manager at EVPA, where he is directly involved in several research activities, with a specific focus on data analysis and content development of several research-related initiatives.

Ludovica Piergiovanni

Ludovica Piergiovanni - EVPA

Ludovica is Research Associate at EVPA, where since March 2020 she is involved in the content development of several research activities with a focus on data collection, analysis and visualisation.

With the financial support of

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