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Friday, June 10 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Unlocking Colorado’s Hidden Funding Sources and Social Impact Opportunities- Lunch Provided LIMITED

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Discover new capital sources for promising "social" enterprises, from some of the largest funds and funders in the state, and learn how to fund and be funded. 

Who should go 
• Startups and growing businesses interested in new sources of capital; 
• Foundations, investors and wealth advisors interested in more flexible investing; 

Who you’ll meet: 
• Doug Johnson, Panel Moderator, Chair of Tiger 21 & VP Impact Finance Center & CO Impact Days and Initiative 
• Dr. Stephanie Gripne, Founder - Impact Finance Center & CO Impact Days and Initiative 
Nicole Bagley, Arca Foundation Trustee and Impact Finance Center & CO Impact Days and Initiative 
Ed Bogle, Bogle and Associates, Inc, www.IdeationEDGE.com
Chris Salter, Music Wizard founder and Music Play Land CEO

What will people learn: 
• Why and how foundations and philanthropists are investing in startups, and how it can grow their endowments. 
• How startups and foundations can work TOGETHER to make positive change, and grow their impact. 



Moderators
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Chris Salter

CEO and Founder, Music Wizard
Chris Salter is the founder of Music Wizard, whose flagship product, Piano Wizard Academy, is an amazingly simple music video game that teaches people to play piano and even read music in minutes, on real instruments, with real music. His "gamefication" of piano lessons, what was once considered almost torture, has won his company outstanding awards, reviews, and some pretty amazing testimonials, including from the special needs population.

Speakers
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Nicole Bagley

Senior Advisor, Impact Finance Center
Nicole Bagley is a Senior Advisor to the Impact Finance Center and CO Impact Days and Initiative. In this role, she is helping to advance the field of impact investing by catalyzing investments that produce enduring value for the investor, society and our environment. An experienced entrepreneur and philanthropist, Ms. Bagley is President of the Brenn Foundation
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Ed Bogle

He has worked with numerous venture capital, private equity, angel groups, grants and other funding sources to access various capital sources. He has also worked with a number of emerging and start-up entities in defining and the development of “seed” capital”. He has adapted his strategy process to the not-for-profit world and it has been beneficial in defining go-forward plans and obtaining grants and funding. Mr. Bogle has... Read More →
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Stephanie Gripne

Founder, Co Impact Days
Dr. Stephanie Gripne is an academic entrepreneur, impact investor, philanthropic advisor, researcher, educator and the creative force behind the Impact Finance Center and CO Impact Days and Initiative. Stephanie founded the Impact Finance Center in 2012, a partnership between University of Denver Daniels College of Business and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors – Sustainable Endowment Institute. The Impact Finance Center is a national... Read More →
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Joanne Kelley

Executive Director, Colorado Association of Funders
Joanne Kelley joined the Colorado Association of Funders, a statewide network of diverse philanthropic organizations, as executive director in 2009. An award-winning reporter at the Rocky Mountain News, she expanded the newspaper's coverage of local charities and foundations. She created the Colorado Nonprofit 100 list and the Philanthropic Five, two projects aimed at raising awareness about the vast reach of the state's nonprofit arena.


Friday June 10, 2016 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Xilinx, Inc. 3100 Logic Drive Longmont, CO 80503

Attendees (55)