Agora Impact Investor Conference - July 2011

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Agora Impact Investor Conference - July 2011

  1. 1. Agora Impact InvestorRetreat<br />July 11-15, 2011<br />Granada, Nicaragua<br />
  2. 2. Agora Partnerships is a global community dedicated to unleashing the power of entrepreneurs to build businesses that serve humanity and the planet<br />
  3. 3. Agora Entrepreneurs are the future leaders of a sustainable economy in Central America<br />They are:<br /><ul><li>Early stage
  4. 4. Investment ready
  5. 5. Committed to social impact</li></li></ul><li>Agora Entrepreneurs receive leadership and investment readiness training to understand how to create strong, lasting relationships with impact investors<br />
  6. 6. Agora Entrepreneurs offer impact investors unparalleled opportunities to create sustainable economic, social, and environmental change<br />-Environmental Conservation<br />-Energy access<br />-Low income housing<br />-Building new green industries<br />-High end manufacturing <br />-Women leadership and employment<br />-GIIRS rated<br />-Quantitative measurement of impact<br />-Business aligned to create shared value for all stakeholders<br />
  7. 7. Agora Entrepreneurs bring powerful non-financial assets to lower investment risk<br />- Human capital: Linkages with mentors -Intellectual capital: Knowledge of investor needs<br />- Cultural capital: Passion for their mission -Social capital: Participation in the Agora community<br />
  8. 8. The Agora Impact InvestorRetreatis designed to build relationships between impact investors and entrepreneurs<br />
  9. 9. Who should come?<br />Angel and professional impact investors looking for investment opportunities in early-stage companies in Central America<br />Theretreatis designed to allow investors to learn, build relationships, and do deals <br />
  10. 10. Overview of Impact InvestorRetreat<br />Two tracks of entrepreneurs <br />- Community focused<br />- High growth<br />Entrepreneurship panels<br />- How to create social value<br />- Key challenges for entrepreneurs in CA<br />- Building impact entrepreneurship<br />Pitches from Agora Entrepreneurs<br />One-on-one meetings<br />Diligence consultations with the Agora Team<br />Networking and fun<br />
  11. 11. The setting is colonial Granada, Nicaragua<br />Drink Flor de Caña and dance salsa with fellow investors and entrepreneurs<br />
  12. 12. Build relationships with the best early-stage entrepreneurs in Central America and learn about incredible opportunities to use capital to create tangible and life-changing social impact<br />
  13. 13. Join us in building the impact investing movement in Central America and connect not only with deal flow, but with an entire community <br />

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