Insights

Catalytic Capital
04/04/2024

Catalytic Capital: a key strategy to address social and environmental challenges

· Catalytic Capital emerges as a key strategy to address social and economic challenges across various markets by mobilizing investments towards innovative and transformative solutions.

· In underserved or crisis-ridden markets, such as affordable housing, this form of impact-focused investment can be pivotal.

· To delve deeper into Catalytic Capital, Social Nest Foundation is co-organizing the Fi Gathering Zurich in Switzerland on April 22nd, featuring participation from leading global experts.

Madrid, April 4th, 2024. In a world where social and environmental impact is as relevant as financial returns, the concept of Catalytic Capital emerges as …

inversión de impacto 4yfn
05/02/2024

Impact investing, featured at 4YFN by Social Nest Foundation

· In order to both raise public awareness of the importance of impact investing and to present its main actors, the global platform for investors and entrepreneurs with social and environmental impact initiatives will be taking part in the 4YFN event for startups to be held as part of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

· Social Nest Foundation is also co-organizing, along with EAE Barcelona, 4YFN and the GSMA Innovation Fund, the Impact Awards, where five impact startups will get the opportunity to showcase their projects.

Madrid, February 5th, 2024. The widespread idea that it is incompatible for a startup to grow its business while simultaneously generating a positive impact on …

Agi Veres. Fi Forum 2023
13/06/2023

The power of impact investing: Takeaways from Fi Forum 2023

By Monica Vasquez, Head of Strategy and Impact at Social Nest Foundation

During the Fi Forum 2023, the Director of the UNDP Representative Office, Agi Veres, pointed out that investing that addresses sustainable development goals is happening …

Informe Innovación Financiera
22/05/2023

How can regional governments spur an increase in impact investing?

· The study, conducted by Social Nest Foundation in collaboration with the autonomous community of Valencia, presents an action plan that might help the public administration strategically deploy financing and steer private capital toward funding impact enterprises.

· The report shows two major challenges facing impact businesses: first, gaining momentum in the investment continuum and closing funding gaps, and second, consolidating the impact entrepreneurial ecosystem.

· Some of the main recommendations as to how the public sector might contribute to boosting the impact ecosystem: design blended finance strategies, promote impact incentives and develop sector clusters.

Valencia, May 16, 2023. Social Nest Foundation, the global platform for social and environmental impact investors and entrepreneurs, has presented its results for the report …

17/05/2023

Fi Impact Investing Forum closes its fifth edition with over 500 attendees

· Committing investments to emerging markets like Africa and Latin America and the importance of the human factor in investing were the main topics covered at the meeting held yesterday in Madrid and organized by Social Nest Foundation, the global platform for social and environmental impact investors and entrepreneurs

· Leading international experts in impact investment guided half a thousand attendees through discussions on the challenges facing the sector and the wide range of investment opportunities for generating a positive impact on a global level

· Margarita Albors, president and founder of the Social Nest Foundation, highlighted how "the success of the Fi Impact Investing Forum demonstrates the growing interest in impact investing in Spain, by both private investors and family offices, as well as public administrations".

Madrid, May 11, 2023. Fi Impact Investing Forum, Europe’s largest meeting on impact investing, held its fifth edition with the aim of highlighting the transformative …

17/05/2023

The Fi Impact Investing Forum is holding its fifth edition

· Slated for May 10 at the Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid, the event will play host to leading international experts in financial management and in social and environmental impact investing.

· Organized by Social Nest Foundation, the leading platform for entrepreneurship and innovation in social and environmental impact, the Fi Impact Investing Forum will cover such topics as: new challenges in the sustainable and impact investment sector, gender-sensitive investing and investment opportunities in emerging markets.

Madrid, April 20, 2023. The Fi Impact Investing Forum, Europe’s largest meeting on impact investing, is holding its fifth edition entitled ‘The Power of Capital …