Launching ImpactVC to unlock venture capital’s impact potential
Katapult Foundation is thrilled to be a founding funder and partner to ImpactVC – a community of VCs accelerating impact within venture capital. An important, mission-aligned initiative, ImpactVC is working to build the community and upskill investors with impact and investing training.
Special: Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep. 6: Systemic Solutions for Net Zero
Are we on track to meet the scale of system change needed to get anywhere close to a 1.5-degree world? In this episode, Jeremy Oppenheim from SystemIQ and Paul van Zyl from The Conduit discuss the three key things we need to achieve before we should even begin to talk about carbon removal.
SPECIAL: Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep. 5: Systems Thinking
Gifted author, social critic and women’s advocate, Minna Salami shares her theory and solution for what needs to take place for successful systems change.
Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep. 4: Future Opportunities for Women
This powerhouse female panel shares stories and wisdom around future opportunities available for women and how women are stepping into and owning their power – from the compassion curse, to trust capital, to the learnings from multi-generational workforces, and much more.
Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep. 3: The Edge of History: Effective Altruism meets Impact Investing
Katapult Foundation CEO Alison Fort sits down with Niels Brøgger to discuss the differences between effective altruism and impact investing, and the opportunities that both provide.
Will tech save the world or create new problems?
Whether you consider yourself a tech optimist or realist, technology’s obvious and sometimes less-evident presence in our wold is undeniable. As impact investors, we have an important role to play in shaping our tech future and examining the effects of our investments – intended and unintended.
Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep. 2: The Future of Food: Alternative Proteins
The Good Food Institute’s Alex Mayers, and Hooked Foods founder, Tom Johansson, educate us on the vast impact opportunities and vast investment opportunities associated with alternative proteins & food tech.
Katapult Future Fest Conversations Ep. 1: Good Mental Health
Katapult Foundation CEO Alison Fort speaks with Jules Chappell of Kokoro and Diana Ringe Krogh of The LEGO Group, about the mental health revolution and how we can shift the narrative and fight the stigma.
Tech for Good, Impact Tech, Good Tech, Responsible Tech, Climate Tech….
Lots of words but what do they really mean? How can we be confident that technology is having a positive impact on society or the environment and what is the role of an investor in this process?
Systems Change: What if investment approaches matched the complexity of the problems we are seeking to solve?
Whole regions and communities have been activated to collectively engage in the complex issues in their region, identify the people and organisations working on the ‘acupuncture points’ for change that could make an outsized impact in the system, and then match those with a wide range of capital and funding to support a whole myriad of solutions.
A new chapter in my impact investing journey: AI ethics
Whilst working with wealth holders at Katapult Foundation and Toniic I often meet impact investors with an appetite to invest in tech-for-good but rarely do they have an understanding of the ethical risks posed by transformative technologies, like AI.
Introducing Accelerate – our new impact investing program for entrepreneurs
Accelerate is our curriculum to educate newly high net worth entrepreneurs in the practice of impact investing…
Risks and Trends in Impact Investing
At our recent annual Katapult Future Fest Investor Day, I convened a discussion with Lise Lindback, Tharald Nustad and Amit Bouri…
Highlights from Katapult Future Fest 22
Read about the highlights from KFF22, a touchstone event for our community after three years apart. We covered the state of the impact...
All you missed at KFF22: Talks, photos and wrap up!
“KFF is the people you meet, the festival feeling you get and the inspiration it gives you!” After three long years apart, Katapult Future...
Meet the Voices of KFF22
In the lead-up to KFF22, the Katapult Group profiled three of our remarkable speakers: Amit Bouri, Henrietta Moon, and Susie Alegre. With KF…
Introducing Ignite – the first step in your impact investing journey
Read a spotlight of the Foundation's Ignite Program, our offering for private wealth holders who are taking the first steps in their...
Scaling with Impact
Read Evita’s thoughts for the Katapult Group on the development of the impact investing space and her top three tips for asset owners.