SOCAP16: Additional Thoughts and Highlights

SOCAP16, this year’s iteration of the premier social capital markets (SOCAP) conference hosted in San Francisco each year, reflected a growing maturity in the fields of social entrepreneurship and impact investing. The discussions emphasized the need for inclusion of those most impacted by the problems social entrepreneurs are trying to solve. They recognized the lack of domestic investments in communities […]


The Nonprofit Law Blog has been writing about SOCAP (Social Capital Markets) since 2010, and I am thrilled to be attending and covering the annual SOCAP conference this year. SOCAP16 is gathering impact investors, social entrepreneurs, foundations, corporations, global nonprofits, and other valuable strangers all contributing to a vibrant marketplace for socially, environmentally and economically […]


Many key players in the social enterprise / impact investing space throughout the world converged in San Francisco this week for SOCAP15 (yup, that’s John Legend). I’ve been writing and tweeting about SOCAP since 2010, and I am thrilled to be attending this year. Also, a quick disclosure that some of the entities represented are our clients who are all doing […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – September 6, 2013

    On Friday, September 6, at 10 am PT / 1 pm ET, listen to the three co-signers of the Overhead Myth letter – Art Taylor, President and CEO of BBB Wise Giving Alliance; Jacob Harold, President and CEO of Guidestar; and Ken Berger, President and CEO of Charity Navigator – discuss their letter […]

SOCAP 11: Money + Meaning = ?

The 2011 Social Capital Markets Conference (SOCAP) kicked off last night in San Francisco.  While I unfortunately can't attend the event due to scheduling conflicts, I'll be closely following the news and information coming out of SOCAP.  For those not attending, you can watch the main stage panels on Livestream here starting this morning at 9 […]