Venture Capital

Impact Investment Group launches $70 million ‘alternatives’ fund 

- September 15, 2020 2 MIN READ

Impact Investment Group (IIG) is on the hunt for $70 million from wholesale investors for a new fund targeting sustainable and socially conscious startup investments.  IIG CEO and co-fund manager Daniel Madhavan said the Impact Alternatives Fund will be a mix of investments, including renewable energy infrastructure such as solar farms, impact private equity, venture… Read more »

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Investment firm Impact has launched a new loan scheme for startups that rewrites the rules on ROI

- December 4, 2019 2 MIN READ

Return on investment means different things to different people, especially when in terms of outcomes, and Impact Investment Group (IIG) is rewriting the rules in terms of the success of its investments. IIG is best known to the startup sector for its VC investment arm, the Giant Leap Fund, launched in 2016. It’s an impact VC… Read more »

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Recruiter Xceptional, which finds tech jobs for people with autism, is funding its growth via Australian-first impact-linked lending

- November 25, 2019 2 MIN READ

Xceptional CEO and founder Mike Tozer. Photo: supplied If you watched the 2018 ABC TV series Employable Me as it followed people with neuro-diverse conditions such as autism and Tourette Syndrome looking for work, then you came across the Xceptional, an IT recruitment firm (that gave Tim a job). Founded by Mike Tozer as a… Read more »