In our MoFo Perspectives podcast series: Impactful Conversations, lawyers from across our firm’s global network, sit down with CEOs, business leaders, and social entrepreneurs, to hear first-hand how these professionals are finding creative ways to make social and environmental initiatives and investments a priority in their businesses. Our series takes a deeper dive into the issues and unique business models that are driving social and environmental change and return on investment within these organizations and in the broader community.
In this episode of Impactful Conversations, Kaela Colwell, a San Francisco-based associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Social Enterprise and Impact Investing Group, interviews Malcolm Robinson, the founder and executive director of the Black Venture Capital Consortium, or BVCC, which has launched an on-campus, four-track curriculum program in venture capital, entrepreneurship, user-experience design, and software engineering at historically black colleges and universities across the country, among other projects.
In this episode of Impactful Conversations, Michael Santos, a social enterprise and impact investing associate in Morrison & Foerster’s San Francisco office, interviews Bulbul Gupta, the president and CEO of Pacific Community Ventures (PCV), a Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) fund based in Oakland, California.
In this episode of Impactful Conversations, Susan Mac Cormac, the chair of MoFo’s Energy and Social Enterprise and Impact Investing practices, interviews Andrew Macintosh, the COO and CFO of the March Fund—a tech fund focused on the development of food and health solutions that support the sustainable food supply chain and optimize health outcomes.
In this episode of Impactful Conversations, Shai Kalansky, a San Diego-based associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Social Enterprise and Impact Investing Group, interviews Scott Jacobs, the CEO and co-founder of Generate Capital, a leading sustainable infrastructure platform, delivering affordable, reliable resource solutions to companies, communities, and cities.
In this episode of Impactful Conversations, Michael Santos, a social-enterprise- and impact-investing associate in Morrison & Foerster’s San Francisco office, interviews Rodney Foxworth, the CEO of Common Future. Based in Oakland, California, Common Future tackles wealth inequality nation-wide by focusing on the needs of communities that have been the most negatively impacted by injustice, extraction, and exploitation.
In this episode of Impactful Conversations as a part of MoFo Perspectives, Jesse Finfrock, a San Francisco-based associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Social Enterprise and Impact Investing Group, meets with Ken Doctor, the founder of Lookout Local, to discuss how he has incorporated Lookout Local’s mission into its corporate form in electing to become a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC).
In this special shelter-in-place edition of “Impactful Conversations” podcast, MoFo fund-formation lawyer Sean Byrne interviews Buckhill Capital General Partner Henrik Jones about collaborating with MoFo to create a new investment term, the Carried Interest by Verified Impact Calculations (CIVIC).