It's Not An Instant Jackpot, But Here's Why You Should Care About Impact Investments

November 4, 2019

On Day 1 of the E-Nation Symposium, we had the pleasure of learning about impact investing from 4 women who are in the industry themselves: Melissa Foo, Vice President, Malaysia Business Angels Network (MBAN) Lehui Liang, Head of Purpose Capital, Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk) Jian Li Yew, Managing Partner, Citrine Capital Shuyin Tang, Partner, Patamar CapitalSo, first of all, what is impact investing? It's a fairly new term, and it's an investment strategy that aims to generate social and financial benefits.Melissa said in her presentation that impact investments exist along a spectrum, which means that there is no perfect impact investment."The spectrum runs from commercial or just typical investments, all the way up to non-profits, and somewhere in the middle, we have impact investment where we have financial and social benefits," she shared. Read more at Vulcan Post