Money and Meaning

Money + Meaning highlights the stories of innovators in our community who are leveraging the power of capital markets to create a more just and sustainable economy. We expand the conversation around impact investing and explore strategies to finance & support social change.

Business
Investing
1
Bridging the Gap Between Investor and Borrower ...
32 min
2
The Participatory Funding Movement with Meg Mas...
38 min
3
Creating an Investment Roadmap with Shalini Rao...
29 min
4
The Need for Concessionary, Impact-First Capita...
33 min
5
Scaling Responsible Innovation in Lending with ...
34 min
6
Launching a Corporate Impact Fund with Blair Mi...
24 min
7
The Economic Imperative to Support Marginalized...
37 min
8
Designing a Fund to Work for Both Investor and ...
32 min
9
Building an Equitable Future of Work with Dr. A...
39 min
10
Independent Impact Verification with Christina ...
34 min
11
Unlocking Corporate Treasuries for Racial Equit...
35 min
12
Catalyzing Impact Investing with Margret Trilli...
41 min
13
MIT Solve’s Innovative Donor-Advised Venture Fu...
39 min
14
Driving Impact by Listening to Customers with S...
42 min
15
Gender Lens Investing with Joy Anderson
39 min
16
How to Start Impact Investing with Beth Bafford
49 min
17
Impact Investing 101 with Rehana Nathoo
51 min
18
The History of Impact Investing with Antony Bug...
50 min
19
Design, Engineering, and Impact at the Autodesk...
35 min
20
Creating Diverse Communities with Entrepreneurship
41 min
21
Removing Barriers to Capital for Entrepreneurs ...
31 min
22
Cathy Clark on Emergency Funding Sources for En...
30 min
23
Building Equitable Economies with Rodney Foxwor...
34 min
24
Jed Emerson Talks About Anger, Purpose, Impact,...
46 min
25
Scaling Solutions to Global Water Challenges
51 min
26
Kiva on the Need for Systems Change for Financi...
37 min
27
Blended Finance and International Development
47 min
28
TechSoup's Direct Public Offering
46 min
29
Investing in the Creative Economy
44 min
30
Highlights from the SOCAP19 Main Stage
38 min
31
Lessons Impact Investing Can Learn from Microfi...
46 min
32
Investing in Workforce Tech - Live
43 min
33
Racial Equity, Social Justice, and Political Power
53 min
34
Fran Seegull on the Growth of Impact Investing
53 min
35
The Invisibility of Native Peoples and the Tran...
48 min
36
Financing Democracy
31 min
37
Inclusive Community Development and Opportunity...
48 min
38
Access, Inclusion, and Impact: Highlights from ...
35 min
39
Using the Full Spectrum of Capital in Sustainab...
34 min
40
Driving Impact in Opportunity Zones at the Kres...
46 min
41
Building Community Wealth with Cooperatives - Live
46 min
42
Accelerating Financial Services That Work for E...
28 min
43
All Voices Need to Be Heard: MIT and Gates Foun...
53 min
44
Mitch Kapor on the Kapor Capital Experiment
36 min
45
Providing Clean, Safe, Affordable Lighting for ...
40 min
46
20 Years of Impact Investing with SJF Ventures
39 min
47
Diversifying Workforce Development and Hiring
39 min
48
Closing the Racial Wealth Gap - Live
46 min
49
Democratizing Community Development: An Intervi...
42 min
50
How Can We Build More Inclusive Food Systems?
Tens of millions of American lack access to healthy, affordable food, resulting in negative health outcomes and slowing economic development across the country. Despite their potential for creating tremendous social and economic impact, these “good...
38 min
51
User Data, Trust, and Transparency - Live
As user data collection has evolved from web data to mobile to ubiquitous environmental sensing, important questions are being raised about data usage, consumer privacy, and corporate transparency. Topics discussed include: Who owns the vast amounts...
42 min
52
The New American Dream: Intergenerational Wealt...
For generations, people from all backgrounds have come to the US in pursuit of the American Dream: opportunity, access, resources and ultimately ownership. Yet many minorities are systematically excluded from drivers of wealth, such as home ownership...
50 min
53
Circular Fashion: Innovations and Investments -...
The textile and apparel industry is among the world's most extractive and environmentally damaging industries, accounting for 10% of global CO2 emissions and 20% of industrial wastewater. This episode of Money + Meaning, a live recording from SOCAP18,...
47 min
54
Highlights from the SOCAP18 Main Stage
Season 2 of Money + Meaning kicks off with a special episode featuring luminaries from the SOCAP18 main stage including Anand Giridharadas, Joy Anderson, Joan Carling, Mitch Kapor, and Amit Bhatia. Themes include gender lens investing, the racial...
35 min
55
Investing in Returning Citizens
Unlikely Allies: Capital Impact Partners & Mission: Launch are working to address the link between mass incarceration and deep poverty by creating pathways to build financial health for returning citizens.
39 min
56
Investing to End Poverty - Live
Live panel from “Investing to End Poverty" -- featuring speakers from Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, PIDC, Wash Cycle Laundry, GreenLight Fund, Esperanza US, and Triskeles Foundation.
61 min
57
Taste of SOCAP
Excerpts from SOCAP15, SOCAP16, and SOCAP17 mainstage speakers, in celebration of the SOCAP18 happening in San Francisco this week. Tune in to live stream on our website!
38 min
58
Pay for Success - Live
Live panel from “Pay for Success: What's Brilliant and What's Broken" -- featuring speakers from Corporation for Supportive Housing, City of Seattle Office of Innovation and Performance, Seattle Housing Authority, and Federal Reserve Bank of San...
63 min
59
Tech + Government for an Inclusive Economy
Unlikely Allies: Financial services firm LendUp and current Treasurer for City of St. Louis discuss a new partnership to support the emerging middle class.
31 min
60
Financing Climate Action - Live
Live panel from “Chasing Solutions: Financing Climate Action" -- featuring speakers from Veris Wealth Partners, PAX World Funds, NatureVest, and Rocky Mountain Institute.  
38 min
61
Financial Activists and 21st Century Leadership
Unlikely Allies: Rockwood Leadership Institute, Renewal Funds, and RSF Social Finance are training financial activists through the new Integrated Capital Institute.
31 min
62
Investing for Racial Equity - Live
Live panel from “Investing for Racial Equity” -- featuring speakers from Prudential, NYCEDC, Living Cities, Urbane Development, and Roosevelt Institute.
68 min
63
Unusual Investments - Live
  Live panel from “Unusual Investments: Breaking the Mold for Raising and Investing Capital” -- featuring speakers from BALLE, Beneficial Returns, Candide Group, and Jenny Kassan Consulting.  
46 min
64
Capital, Culture, and Artist Entrepreneurs
Unlikely Allies: CultureBank, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts discuss a new model for partnerships.
31 min
65
Bring a Friend, Add a Zero - Live
Live panel from “Building a Successful Investor Ecosystem for 21st Century Philadelphia”, presented in partnership with ImpactPHL and featuring speakers from Ben Franklin Tech Partners, Philanthropy Network of Greater Philadelphia, The...
40 min
66
Welcome to the Impact Marketplace
Liz & Lindsay introduce the podcast, share the origins of the SOCAP (Social Capital Markets) community, and give a sneak peek into the many diverse players across the impact marketplace.
25 min