Oct
16
6:00 PM18:00

Investing for Impact

Presented by Ken Davenport and Eric Gasser

To foster innovation and scale in the San Diego impact sector, infusions of seed and growth capital are critical. Join Mission Edge CEO Ken Davenport and SEED Founder Eric Gasser for a dynamic conversation about tapping into startup principles, entrepreneurial thinking, and investment for impact.

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Oct
9
5:30 PM17:30

Storytelling for Social Enterprise

Presented by Rachel Zahn and Betsy Densmore

Having a killer social enterprise idea will only get you so far. Learn how to captivate others by telling a story that brings your message to life. Join storytelling experts Rachel Zahn and Betsy Jacobson from ForAffect for a fast-paced, tale-spinning experience. Participants will work together to apply the elements of a powerful story and take away the framework and tools to craft it.

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Oct
2
6:00 PM18:00

Perfecting your Social Enterprise Pitch

By Invitation Only

Presented by: Betsy Densmore and Jan Cohen

We all know that delivering the perfect pitch is much easier said than done. Join Mission Edge as Betsy Densmore and Jan Cohen with Academies for Social Entrepreneurship share the anatomy of the perfect pitch and impart their combined expertise in social enterprise, pitch preparation, and investor engagement. You’ll walk away with actionable tips, stellar examples, and an improved approach to your presentation.

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Sep
25
5:30 PM17:30

Running a Social Enterprise Legal Structure & Tax Considerations

Presented by attorney Jon Schimmer, Partner, Procopio

501(c)(3), B Corp, C Corp… Which legal structure is right for your social enterprise? Join Mission Edge as  Jon Schimmer, Partner at Procopio, discusses the pros and cons of different legal structures for social enterprises, as well as tax considerations that all organizations should know.

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Sep
18
5:30 PM17:30

Becoming a Social Enterprise: Changing Culture, Attitude and Actions

Presented by: Torrie Dunlap, CEO, KIT (Kids Included Together)

Social enterprises create value by enhancing economic sustainability, diversifying funding, and employing capital to foster innovation and scale. Join us to learn about becoming a social enterprise as Torrie Dunlap, CEO of KIT (Kids Included Together), shares the story of KIT's journey from a traditional non-profit organization to social enterprise, and what that entails for shifting an organizations' culture, attitudes, and actions.  

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