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Onochie Lawrence is Helping to Bank the UN SDGs

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Climate, Economic Development, Funding, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Onochie Lawrence, through The Bank of Africa, is moving toward providing sustainable solutions to energy and water needs within the African continent and then moving outward to other areas and into other impact spaces. From his headquarters in The Gambia, Onochie, who serves as Secretary-General of the bank, considers solutions for all of the UN SDGs, but, energy and water …

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Eleanor Haglund of Aspire360 Opens Doors for CEO-Investor Matchups

In Funding, Investor Interviews, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

You knew it would take someone who had been on all sides of the CEO/investor experience to figure out how it should be done, right! Well, of course. Eleanor Haglund has deep experience helping both sides prepare and find the best matches to create success. Her new platform, Aspire360 focuses on the early rounds of investments which puts a level …

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Investor Series-Neal Katz is Innovating How To Finance Impact Projects

In Economic Development, Funding, Investor Interviews, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Neal Katz has applied a simple concept to a complex problem. His paradigm shift has investors keeping their money but allowing their cash to create the vehicle for projects to move forward. Under the umbrella of Conscientious Credit Funding Corporation (CCFC), as Founder and CEO, Neal matches projects and investors for green construction and other major sustainable impact projects. He …

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ThankGod Okosun Helps Nigerian Civil Society Organizations Prepare for Funding

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Funding, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek1 Comment

ThankGod Okosun, MPH Ph.D. is the Organizational Development Advisor for the Palladium Group in Nigeria. The work he does helps Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to develop the structure that is necessary to achieve grant status.  Even with thousands of CSOs in the country, ThankGod says that only about 5% are eligible for funding.  There are many administrative steps to take …

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Frontrunners Innovate-Hosted Global Fundraiser Panel

In Funding, Investor Interviews, Publisher Channel by Casey Riley

Part of our Investor Series:  This is a recorded Q & A session with four fundraising experts – almost all are also serial entrepreneurs and/or serial investors. Backgrounds in banking, cap raising with highly credentialed firms, and/or serving on boards with names like Mark Cuban. The info and Q & A created enough synergy in the group for them to …

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Founders and Entrepreneurs Free Virtual Event: Fundraiser Panel Answers Your Questions

In Events, Funding, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Virtual Free Event Hosted by Frontrunners Innovate What:  Fundraiser Panel with 4 experts who raise funds using different methods, styles, and operational processes.  They’ll share what they do, how they do it, the companies with whom they like to work, and where the funding trends are hot right now. When:  Wed., July 14, 2021 Time:  11:00 am eastern Platform:  Zoom – …

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Investor Series: Tushar Kansal of Kansaltancy Ventures Helps Founders Raise Funds and Create Stronger Investor Appeal

In Funding, Investor Interviews, Publisher Channel by Casey Riley

Investor Series: Tushar Kansal is the founder of Kansaltancy Ventures and is an accomplished professional with experience spanning multiple sectors from Venture Capital (Brand Cap), Big 4 Consulting (Deloitte & Touche), LSE-listed Sistema’s India unit (MTS India) to CFO of Guggenheim Partners-owned company (DLI). He is a Mentor and Judge at Entrepreneurship cells of IIT-Mumbai, IIT-Delhi, IIT-Chennai, ISM-Dhanbad, and such …

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Ethy Levy Uses Her Background in Trade and Diverse Network to Help Innovators Achieve Impact

In Funding, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Ethy Levy is absolutely fascinating, especially to someone who works in impact. She is a strategic advisor, founder, and impact fund manager plying her talents and intelligence through Kinnerect Impact Ventures (Israel’s leading tech hub for agritech, water, and sustainability) and the Bridge Hub headquartered in Australia (but also extends to Israel.) What makes Ethy especially interesting is her diverse …