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Bay Area Impact Summit - Spring '18

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Cooley LLP

3175 Hanover St

Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Accelerating Impact: ONE WORLD’s Bay Area Impact Summit

ONE WORLD is excited to announce its 4th Bay Area Impact Summit!

We will highlight examples of how investors, entrepreneurs, and other professionals in the impact ecosystem are taking bold steps today to create a better world.

This program features on-stage interviews with thought leaders in the field of impact investing, fireside chat discussions and panesl of investors, a full slate of pitches from 8-10 of the best Bay Area-based social entrepreneurs, and an engaging reception to connect with local investors, entrepreneurs, and other partners sharing our interest in moving the local social entrepreneurship space forward.

Register today to roll up your sleeves and get inspired to take action. Space will be limited for this event to ensure high-quality idea exchange.

Alongside with many experts, investors and entrepreneurs we will dive deep into themes including:

  • Gender Lens Investing
  • Corporate Impact Investing
  • How to raise capital

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12:00 pm: Doors open / Lunch / Registration

1:00 pm: Fireside chat with Morgan Simon, Managing Director, Candide Group: Author of Real Impact and Scott Saslow, CEO & Founder, ONE WORLD Training & Investments

1:45 pm: Social Entrepreneur Presentations Round I

3:00 pm: Break & Networking

3:30 pm: Breakout Panels

Breakout Panel I - Gender Lens Investing with Kristin Hull, Founder & CEO, Nia Impact Capital; Heidi Krauel Patel, Partner, Rethink Impact; Lynn Johnson, Co-founder & CEO, Spotlight: Girls; Imogen Rose-Smith, Investment Fellow at University of California Office of the President

Breakout Panel II - Entrepreneur Panel: How to raise capital. Hear from successful entrepreneurs with Cameron Turner, Fund Manager, Oxford Angel Fund; Tracey Turner, Founder & Chairman, Copia Global; Andrew Falcon, CEO, Full Cycle Bio Plastics; Meena Sankaran, CEO, Ketos

Breakout Panel III - TBA with Renata Gomez, Director of Community Programs & Services, Investors’ Circle & Social Venture Network and Pippa Gawley, Investors’ Circle & Social Venture Network and ONE WORLD Training & Investments

Breakout Panel - Corporate Impact Investing: speakers TBA

4:45 pm: Social Entrepreneur Presentations Round II

6:00 - 7:30 pm: Reception & Award Ceremony

PRESENTING ENTREPRENEURS - see our growing list


  • Learn – Gain exposure to the fundamentals of the industry and learn directly from practitioners

  • Network – Build relationships with other impact professionals

  • Action – Identify opportunities to increase impact, as investor, entrepreneur, or corporate professional


A diverse participant mix comprised of the following types of investors:

  • Impact investors, angel investors, VCs and other financial service professionals

  • Family office representatives

  • Social impact entrepreneurs

  • Corporate social impact professionals.


  • Intimate Structure: Educational fireside chats, 8 pitches from social entrepreneurs based in the SF Bay Area, and active networking

  • Genuine Engagement: our programs attract those who want to interact and genuinely engage with one another. We draw a mix of impact investors, entrepreneurs, and other key influencers of the local, social impact space to engage offline and in person

  • Local Focus: Silicon Valley is a unique place- by focusing on local entrepreneurs, we are building more intimate connections and collaborative exchanges to inspire action and positive change.

**Student & Nonprofit discount on request. Please contact: angie@oneworld.training**



Beth Sears, Amaryllis Advisors / Justine Burt, Appracel / Ted Levinson, Beneficial Returns / Rick Moss, Better Ventures / Morgan Simon, Candide Group / Naomi Baer, Center for Social Innovation Venture Practitioner / Cat Berman, CNote / Lisa Altieri, Climate Solutions / Erik Edwards, Cooley LLP / Jen Barnette, Cooley LLP / Tracey Turner, Copia Global / Chris Diehl, Data Guild / Beau Cronin, Data Guild / Marc van den Berg, DBL Partners / Yael Gilboa, DBL Partners / Sneha Sheth, Dost Education / Christy Chin, DRK Foundation / Amy Millington, eBay Foundation / Jorge Calderon, Eddily / Brian Thomas, Equinix / Miles Lasater, F-Prime Capital Partners / Andrew Falcon, Full Cycle Bio Plastics / Sidarth Kakkar, Front Row Education / Dave Rosenheim, E2 / Kara Sammet, GenderLenz / Daryn Dodson, Illumen Capital / Andrew Hill, LiftEd / Imogen Rose-Smith, Investment Fellow at University of California Office of the President / Meena Sankaran, Ketos / Kristian Ranta, Meru Health / Kristin Hull, Nia Impact Capital / Renata Gomez, Investors’ Circle & Social Venture Network / Yscaira Jimenez, LaborX / Michael Staton, Learn Capital / Dave Snydacker, Lilac Solutions / Delia Sabau, Menta Capital LLC / Jennifer Chen-Manwell, Multifold / Mani Honigstein, NeueCapital Partners / Kyle Overman, New Resource Bank / Dominique Barnes, New Wave Foods / Elisabeth Mohr, Northern Trust Wealth Management / Dave Cooper, Nourish Ventures / Evan Rapoport, Oceans Initiative / Scott Saslow, ONE WORLD / Angie Mertens, ONE WORLD / Cameron Turner, Oxford Angel Fund / Susan Briggs, Peninsula Impact / Carsten Jarfelt, Really Really / Troy Kelly, Really Really / Robert Fishkin, Reframeit / Heidi Krauel Patel, Rethink Impact / Charles Meynet, Salesforce / Peter Frischmann, Sepion / Tony Stayner, Silicon Valley Social Ventures Fund / Bulbul Gupta, Singularity Ventures / Brad Michaels, Social Lab / Sheri Sobrato Brisson, Sobrato Family Foundation / Ha Nguyen, Spero Ventures / Rupa Gupta, Sown to Grow / Lyndsey Boucherle, Stanford GSB / Aishetu Dozie, Stanford Careers Institute Fellow / Virginia Klausmeier, Sylvatex / Lisa Molinaro, Tara Health Foundation / Brent Chism, TaroWorks / Kouris Kalligas, Therachat Vince Romanin, Treau / Paul Wythes, Wells Fargo / Suzanne Andrews, Wingpact / Paul Straub, Wireframe Ventures / Anne Penikis, World Pulse / Jeff Engler, Wright Electric

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