This unique event will include a panel discussion with impact investors and mission-driven business leaders who will share their experiences raising capital, how they’ve grown their businesses, and how they’re measuring their impact.
Shivani Siroya, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Tala
Tala is a mobile technology and data science company that is opening up financial access for underserved people globally. Tala’s smartphone app uses alternative data to deliver instant credit and help customers build their financial identities. Tala has disbursed more than $150M in credit throughout East Africa and the Philippines is rapidly expanding throughout Latin America and Southeast Asia.
Rich Davis, Partner, Paul Hastings
Richard Davis is a partner in the Structured Credit practice at Paul Hastings. Rich’s practice focuses on representing both lenders and borrowers in complex financings. He is a leading lawyer in the fintech lending market, where he represents numerous fintech lenders—and lenders to fintech lenders—in financings secured by various types of fintech assets.
Ryan Derry, Partner, Paul Hastings (Moderator)
Ryan Derry is a partner in the Employment Law practice at Paul Hastings. Ryan’s practice includes various aspects of employment litigation and counseling, including employment discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wage and hour issues.
Ellie Damashek, Senior Director, Client Services, Indiegogo
Ellie Damashek leads a team of innovation and campaign strategists, account managers, and planners to continuously deliver insightful campaigns for Indiegogo's Enterprise clients. Indiegogo Enterprise helps large enterprises validate market research with real consumers, real transactions, and real-time iterative testing.
Eric Desai, Partner, Greenhouse Capital Partners
Greenhouse Capital Partners is a growth capital firm investing in high growth companies with established business models promoting health and sustainability within the areas of food, agriculture and the environment. Greenhouse is at the forefront of sustainable investing and partners with values driven teams creating real products built to stand the test of time.
Stu Fram,Lending Manager-Climate & Environment, RSF Social Finance
Stu Fram is a member of the lending team at RSF Social Finance, a financial services organization dedicated to revolutionizing how people relate to money. Stu manages strategy, capital deployment, business development, and relationship management for the organization’s Climate & Environment portfolio of social enterprises and oversees RSF’s Regenerative Economy Fund.
Saloni Shrestha, Co-founder & Design Head, AGAATI
AGAATI is a womenswear brand that defines style to the conscious woman that is sustainable, bold and expressive. AGAATI is a key player in the slow fashion movement and committed to create clothing that is based off artisan promotion, organic textile and a zero-waste philosophy.