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Blockchain meets Impact Investing. Scaling and empowering the force for good?

by Svetlana Baurens, from Galileo IIIC, on Mar 14
In this interactive presentation based on the best practice, you will learn about blockchain as a force for good and how Impact Investing company can use it to create social and environmental impact in emerging economies.
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Exploring new technology and investment approach in combination.  

In this interactive presentation based on the best practice, you will learn about blockchain as a force for good and how Impact Investing company can use it to create social and environmental impact in emerging economies. 

We will explore and discuss the combination of blockchain and impact investing from an early enthusiast of Blockchain technologies and Crypto asset management, Enrique Alvarado Hablutzel, who is a fund manager at Bamboo Capital Partners.  Enrique will share his experience and important insights, show practical examples  based on his expertise in the field. How Blockchain can support Impact Investing and empower it? What is the implementation process? You will have the unique opportunity to get your questions answered on both topics - emerging technology blockchain and impact investing.

We encourage the experts from blockchain and impact investing industries to join us and contribute to the dialogue.

After the workshop everyone is invited for networking Apéro and inspiring conversations!

WHEN: Wednesday, 20th March 2019
             Start: 19:00 h
             End:   21:00 h

ARRIVAL: 18:30 - 19:00h, refreshing drinks available, we start sharp at 19:00 !

WHERE: Josefstrasse 225, Zurich 8005, at Chi Impact Capital (Please note that the entrance is in the backyard of “Jumbo compact store”)


Language: English

No knowledge in finance is required to participate in this workshop; it is designed for all interested in sustainable, responsible way of investing and living, new technologies, as well for social entrepreneurs who are seeking to learn about impact investing and blockchain.

About facilitators:

Enrique Alvarado Hablutzel

Is a Fund Manager at Bamboo Capital Partners.

Passionate about impact entrepreneurship and innovation, Enrique worked as Strategy and Business Development manager at Impact hub Geneva and Lausanne. His main focus was the financial development of the Accelerate2030 – a multi-stakeholder program co-initiated by Impact Hub Geneva and UNDP in 2016 which aims at identifying ventures with tested and scale-ready solutions in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Today, Accelerate2030 is implemented in 19 developing and emerging economies, including Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. It involves over 1 million people and more than 500 entrepreneurs worldwide.

His strong interest in entrepreneurship also led him to work at SeedStars – a Swiss-based group with the mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. In his role of regional manager for Latin America, he initiated the “Seedstars Connect program”, a soft landing program for entrepreneurs of Latin America, supported by the INADEM and Startup Mexico.

Prior to that, he was part of Virgin Group’s strategic management and corporate development team, working on the business analysis, M&A and financial modeling in different industries across the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

Enrique holds a Master Degree in Management and Corporate strategy (HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne) with a specialization in Innovation and Technology (EPFL, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne). He also holds a Bachelor degree in International Business, Trade, and Commerce (Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico). 


Svetlana Baurens

CEO and President of Galileo IIIC. 

She is actively raising awareness of impact investments in the Swiss financial industry. She has working experience at various banks, such as J. Safra Sarasin, Societe Generale, Family Office and Asset Management companies in Zurich. Svetlana has been engaged in the field of Impact Investments and Social Enterprises projects for more than 5 years addressing social, environmental and economic challenges.

Co-founder of Euforia, international, youth-driven social innovation enterprise with in-depth experience as Project Manager, Finance Coach and Facilitator.

Svetlana has a Master’s degree in Banking & Finance from University of Zurich (UZH) and completed the Impact Investing Executive Education at Oxford University.



In collaboration with Chi Impact Capital: 

All participants will be provided with 35% discount on the book "Conscious Investing" by Dr. Christin ter Braak-Forstinger.

Note: Full or partial copy of the publication is allowed only with the direct active link to InnMind platform.

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