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Raising an impact fund 101

Join us for a discussion on best practices in raising an impact fund

 Export to Your Calendar 12/5/2017
When: Tuesday, 5th December
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Morning side office Park
Ngong Road, opposite Daykio Plaza
Nairobi
Kenya
Presenter: Ben Peterson - A Senior Partner - AHL Venture Partners
Contact: Khatuchi Khasandi


Online registration is available until: 12/5/2017
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This meeting will bring together INGOs in the ANDE network and a select few others that are adopting Impact Investing in their programing. The purpose of the meeting is networking, knowledge sharing and learning about impact investing.

Ben Peterson, a Senior Partner at AHL Venture Partners will share and facilitate a discussion on best practices in raising an impact fund.
You are also invited to an end of year Chapter Happy Hour taking place at the same venue from 5.30 pm.

About AHL Venture Partners:
AHL Venture Partners is one of the largest and most successful impact-focused venture capital firms in Africa, with an award-winning team on the ground across West, East and Southern Africa. AHL Venture Partners enjoys long-term support from mission-aligned investors.
Since 2008, the company has committed more than US $75 M to 35 impact-focused businesses and funds that operate across 27 different African countries. To date, their investments have produced strong financial returns while employing over 11,000 people and providing access to improved goods and services to more than 9,500,000 people at or near the bottom of the economic pyramid.

About the presenter:

Mr. Peterson heads AHL's Nairobi office, managing AHL's team of investment professionals, overseeing all new investment opportunities in Eastern and Southern Africa, and providing post-investment support to portfolio companies. Previously, Ben served as Co-Founder and CEO of Newsana Incorporated and Co-Founder and Executive Director of JHR (Journalists for Human Rights). Ben continues to serve as Chair Emeritus of JHR's Board of Directors. Ben has a BA in Economics and a BAH in Political Studies from Queen's University, and an MSc in Political Theory from the London School of Economics (LSE). Ben has received many awards for his work, including Canada's Top 40 under 40 Award, the Action Canada Fellowship, the Queen's University Alumni Humanitarian Award and was recently awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, one of Canada’s highest civilian honours.