Chicago-based Impact Engine closes its accelerator and shifts to a $10 million impact seed fund

Lora Kolodny posted: “An accelerator that backed for-profit, for-good ventures, Impact Engine, is abandoning the bootcamp approach and shifting its focus to investing in these startups as a seed fund, according to CEO and Partner Jessica Droste Yagan.

Based in Chicago’s 1871 ”

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Impact Engine closes its accelerator and a $10 million impact fund

by Lora Kolodny

An accelerator that backed for-profit, for-good ventures, Impact Engine, is abandoning the bootcamp approach and shifting its focus to investing in these startups as a seed fund, according to CEO and Partner Jessica Droste Yagan. Based in Chicago’s 1871 startup hub, Impact Engine also closed a $10 million fund to support this pivot. The fund […]

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Lora Kolodny | June 29, 2016 at 4:35 pm | Tags: impact investing, Startups, social ventures, impact engine, Jessica Droste Yagan, Tasha Seitz, women in venture capital, women VC’s | Categories: Startups, Venture Capital | URL: http://wp.me/p1FaB8-5E8g

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