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Glimpse: Why We Invested - Impact Engine - Medium

At Impact Engine, one of our four impact areas of focus is education. Time and time again, we have heard from companies that the best edtech products have to fight against mediocre ones because of the relationship-based nature of sales in many school districts.

Fixer: Why We Invested - Impact Engine - Medium

The United States is currently faced with an alarming labor shortage of skilled workers in the trades. Over 60% of skilled tradesmen are over the age of 44, and the industry will struggle to fill these roles as younger generations continue to seek employment in other industries.

Tips for Talking to Impact Investors - Impact Engine - Medium

When it comes to fundraising, finding the right investors to back your startup is key. This is true for nearly all early stage companies looking for capital, but when it comes to impact companies, finding the right financial partners is even more important.

Scaling Impact: Why Mission-Aligned Investors are Essential

To create meaningful social change, it's important for mission-driven companies to scale the business in a way that maintains and strengthens its social contribution alongside revenues and profits. There is a critical need for investors that support established, growth stage businesses committed to creating lasting social and economic value, yet few private equity impact funds exist.

Impact Engine - Medium

At Impact Engine, one of our four impact areas of focus is education. Time and time again, we have heard from companies that the best edtech products have to fight against mediocre ones because of the relationship-based nature of sales in many school districts. The reality underlying...