Toniic Meeting (Palo Alto) & 100% Impact Network Gathering (Big Sur) 2018

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Palo Alto on October 18th-19th, Big Sur on October 20th-22nd

Address Upon RSVP

CA 93940

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Dear 100% Impact Network Members,

You are cordially invited to several days of impact events in California! (You can view the detailed draft agenda here:

Thursday - Friday, October 18th - 19th: All Toniic Members Gathering, "Impact at Scale"

  • Location: Skoll Foundation Office: 250 University Ave, Suite 200, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
  • Day 1: Thursday, October 18th (4:30 - 7pm)
  • Day 2: Friday, October 19th (8:30am - 4:30pm)
  • Programme Overview: Explore what it will take for impact to scale from the “supply side”, leveraging what is unique about Silicon Valley: specifically its ability to apply innovation & technology to address challenges in a highly scalable manner. This two day meeting will include expert panels, breakout sessions, and group activities addressing how we can leverage technology, innovation, and networks to scale impact investing. (Scroll down to see the growing list of speakers!)
  • Hotels in Palo Alto:

Saturday - Sunday, October 20th-21st: 100% Impact Network Gathering in Big Sur

  • Location: the home of Charly and Lisa Kleissner in Big Sur (address provided upon registration)
  • Day 1: Saturday, October 20th 12-7pm, followed by dinner
  • Day 2: Sunday, October 21st 9am-5:30pm, followed by dinner with All Toniic members
  • Programme Overview: Dive deeper into impact management and systemic change through impact portfolio deep dives, systems thinking discussions, and group workshops, along with personal sharing sessions and peer-to-peer conversations.
  • Hotels in Carmel:

Monday, October 22nd, 2018: Mindfulness Day in Big Sur

  • Timing: 9am-5:30pm
  • Location: the home of Charly and Lisa Kleissner in Big Sur (address provided upon registration)
  • Programme Overview: Engage in yoga, meditation, and mindfulness exercises along with lunch, a walk on the beach, and massages. (Massage booking form to be shared with registered participants.)
  • Massages from local, world-renowned massage therapists at the Kleissners' home. Advance booking and payment is required for these 1.5 hour massages; you can sign up for your slot here: (Limited slots available!)
  • Registering: please see the Tickets page to register for the Mindfulness Day ticket, which is separate from the tickets for the other events.

(Following the Toniic gatherings, SOCAP will take place in San Francisco October 23-26. Get discounted SOCAP tickets by using code NP_Toniic here:

The full agenda and a list of the biographies of all attendees will be sent to you in advance of the gathering.

Please note that the ticket fee helps us to cover the costs of the host and the Toniic team to organize the gathering and logistics for these days.

We look very much forward to seeing you there!

Charly Kleissner, Kristin Siegel, and the Toniic team

Thank you to our hosts of the 100% Impact Network Gathering, Charly and Lisa Kleissner!

We also thank Toniic member ONE WORLD for their coordination of the October 18-19 Toniic Meeting.

"Impact at Scale" Speakers List


  • Richard Perl, TerraCycle
  • Meena Sankaran, KETOS
  • The Rev. Kirsten Snow Spalding, Senior Department Director, Investor Network, Ceres
  • Arvind Gupta, Managing Director and Founder. General Partner at SOSV, Indi Bio
  • Ryan Kushner, Expert in Residence, Clean Energy Fund
  • Lesely Marincola, Angaza/Skoll Awardee
  • Laura Francis, Director of the Sea Forward fund
  • Anne Marie Roussel, Social Impact, Global Affairs Canada
  • Sarah Stein Greenberg, Executive Director of Stanford University’s
  • Richard Fahey, President, Skoll Foundation
  • Anda Ngcaba, Blockchain Portfolio Manager, Ngcaba Family Office
  • Danny Almagor, Founder and CEO, Small Giants
  • Shalu Umapathy, Managing Director and Director of Partnerships,
  • Ibrahim AlHusseini, Investor, Humanitarian, Founder, FullCycle Energy Fund
  • Kayoko Lyons, Marketing and Product Development Manager, MicroVest

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Palo Alto on October 18th-19th, Big Sur on October 20th-22nd

Address Upon RSVP

CA 93940

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Organizer Toniic

Organizer of Toniic Meeting (Palo Alto) & 100% Impact Network Gathering (Big Sur) 2018

Toniic is the global action community for deeper impact investing.

Toniic is a global community of High Net Wealth Individual, Family Office and Foundation asset owners who are active in seeking deeper impact in all investments, and in their lives.  Our vision is a world in which all investments honour the planet and its inhabitants.  Our mission is to catalyze deeper positive net impact across the spectrum of capital.  We do this through membership services that support our community of active impact investors and through field building activities that support the global impact investing ecosystem. 

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