22. The Ins and Outs of Social Impact Investment
Receiving financial support is probably the biggest hurdle faced by organizations looking to scale. But finding the right investor to back your company financially might be the key to scaling impact.
In today’s episode, we are exploring the potential of social impact investment in achieving scale. Our guest is Andre Bennin, Managing Partner at Rethink Education, an impact investment firm focused on backing education technology companies. In our conversation, Andre shares how he balances financial returns and social impact when deciding whether to invest in a company. We also talk about the differences between funding nonprofits and social enterprises, and discuss why social enterprises tend to scale quicker.