Welcome to the 2016 Impact Investment Summit Asia Pacific.

We are excited to present you this year’s program of the Asia Pacific’s largest gathering of impact investors. 

Please note that more speakers will join our stellar lineup - watch this space for updates and news!

The Program may be subject to change due to unforseen circumstances.
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Friday, October 28 • 13:30 - 16:00
Workshop: Building Impact Funds and Lessons Learned in Emerging Markets

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In this workshop by Capria Accelerator, participants will learn about the strategic steps, dos and don’ts and first-hand experiences around establishing impact investing funds in emerging markets.

Jack Knellinger will be joined by Shuyin Tang and Kylie Charlton to bring first-hand experiences from more than a decade of working actively in India and South-East Asia with the Unitus group to accelerate the development of the capital markets for entrepreneurial businesses serving low-income populations.

The workshop will explore topics such as:

  • The emerging market context: key considerations and global best practices
  • Building an effective and lean discovery process
  • Defining an investment and impact thesis for emerging markets
  • Working "on the ground" - establishing partnerships and dealing with cultural differences
  • The art of previewing your fund 
  • Pitching and the right time to market 
  • Hard questions to be ready for when raising global capital 

avatar for Daniel Madhavan (Impact Investing Australia)

Daniel Madhavan (Impact Investing Australia)

CEO, Impact Investing Australia
Daniel is a strategic thinker, leader and finance professional. He spent 12 years across different roles at JB Were including Acting CEO before joining Impact Investing Australia in 2014, where he has been able to combine his experience in financial markets with a passion for contributing... Read More →
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Kylie Charlton (Australian Impact Investments)

Chief Investment Officer, Australian Impact Investments
Kylie has worked at the intersection of mainstream capital markets, impact investment and philanthropy since 2004 when she joined Unitus Labs in Seattle to lead their capital markets initiative. In 2008, Kylie co-founded Unitus Capital on the basis of this work and a commitment to... Read More →
avatar for Shuyin Tang (Unitus Impact, SGP)

Shuyin Tang (Unitus Impact, SGP)

Principal, Unitus Impact
Shuyin is one of the pioneers of impact investing in Southeast Asia and passionate about developing the entrepreneurship sector in the region.  She currently leads Unitus Impact's investing activities for Vietnam and the Philippines, identifying and supporting scalable business which... Read More →
avatar for Jack Knellinger (Capria Accelerator, US)

Jack Knellinger (Capria Accelerator, US)

Co-Founder and Principal, Capria Accelerator

Friday October 28, 2016 13:30 - 16:00 AEDT
Workshop space at The Macquarie Group 1 Martin Place, Sydney (enter via Pitt Street)

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