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April 25 - 26
The Path Ahead
Building An Economy That Works For All
The Impact Capitalism Summit is the largest convening of investors focused on maximizing  impact and maximizing return including Family Offices, Foundations, Wealth Advisors, and Asset Managers.
Who's Attending?
Family Offices, Foundations, Wealth Advisors, Asset Managers

Building An Economy That Works For All
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Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, Big Path Capital is pleased to announce the 4th annual  Impact Capitalism Summit - the largest convening of investors focused on maximizing impact and maximizing return across asset classes. 

This Summit will focus the role of capital markets in creating an economy where opportunity and prosperity are widely shared.  It will explore a simple and powerful premise…stakeholders who have a hand in creating value should share in its successful outcomes.   You will hear from prominent family offices, individual investors and influential foundations about what is driving their impact investment decision-making in 2017 and experience an exciting lineup of discussions, debates, and performances across asset classes and impact themes.
Past Speakers
Impact Capitalism Summit
Jim Sorenson
Sorenson Impact Foundation
Tracy Palandjian
Social Finance
Nancy Pfund
DBL Partners
Jesse Fink
Fink Family Foundation
Julia Stasch
MacArthur Foundation
David Blood
Generation Investment Management
Deval Patrick
Bain Capital
Jean Case
Case Foundation
Matthew Bishop
The Economist
Michael Sonnenfeldt
Tiger 21
Paul van Zyl
Kimbal Musk
The Kitchen

Tuesday, April 25th
Registration Opens


Panel:  Asset Class 1 - Direct Deals Panel

Networking Break

Panel:  The Role or Capital in Building an Economy that Works for All






Wednesday, April 26th











Investment Opportunities in Climate Change Solutions Across Asset Classes

Impact CEO Panel

Impact in Action Investments Across Asset Class | Hear from 10 pre-screened presenters. These managers of 8 funds and 2 companies will each give a short presentation.


Wealth Transfer, Women, and Millennials

Foundation Trends in Impact Investing

Networking Break

Family Office Trends in Impact Investing

Standard Room
$189     $169 
Deluxe Room
$219     $199
Executive Suite
$259     $239
Attendance is limited. Given last year's response, we expect to sell out. If you have not received an invitation, you may apply by following the “REGISTER” link above.  Registration is limited to Impact investors and those allied to the field.  Impact Capitalism Summit reserves the right to limit attendance. Acceptance for registration does not constitute endorsement of a visa for international registrants.

FEBRUARY 1-28, 2017

MARCH 1-31, 2017




Please apply by completing the form below, and we will get back to you shortly.

One scholarship will be awarded to an emerging fund manager who meets at least one of the following criteria:

1) The fund manager is woman-owned or woman-managed
2) The fund manager is minority-owned and/or minority-managed
3) The fund focus is on women and girls; and/or minorities.
The deadline for scholarship applications is March 18, 2017.


Currently, we've secured rates at the following hotels:

The Union League Club of Chicago (this is also the venue for the Summit):

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Union League Club of Chicago which is also the venue for the Summit.  Please visit this link to book a room.
Investing banking services are provided by Intellivest Securities, Inc. a member of FINRA ( and SIPC ( The presentations given by fund managers at the Summit do not constitute an offering of securities. Such an offer may only be made in compliance with disclosure and delivery requirements under applicable, securities laws and will be limited to prescribed categories of investors. If any attendee at the event enters into a relationship with anyone met at this event, including without limitation, any presenter, and regardless of the nature of the subsequent relationship, including, without limitation, as customer, supplier, lender, investor, employee, independent contractor, the attendee does so at her or his own risk and must do their own due diligence as Big Path Capital, LLC, Intellivest Securities, Inc. and their employees, affiliates, and agents are in no way responsible for any loss suffered by you if the relationship does not work out. Our responsibility is limited to providing a comfortable venue for you education and entertainment at the event. Attendance at this event is your acknowledgement of the foregoing. Authors of the reports in the "The Data Is In" Section have given permission to include the above links.
Copyright 2017 Big Path Capital

Big Path Capital was founded in 2007 in response to the old economy driven by the single gear of profit maximization reaching a dead end.  It was a moment of reckoning during which Big Path Capital was formed to advance an expansive economy built on natural, social, and financial capital. This new path, conducting business for profit and impact, represents the largest investment opportunity of our era.

Big Path Capital is the leading impact investment bank delivering the most effective, efficient and successful capital raising experience and merger/acquisition services for impact focused companies, funds and investors.   Below are Big Path’s four core services:

Companies:  assists owners in business sales and in equity and debt capital raising
Funds:  works with fund managers in capital raising services
Convenings: organizes several marquee events for impact investors
Education:   curates top research and content providing thought leadership for impact investors
Celebrating 10 Years of Leadership