Impact Investing Sees Continued Growth

Note: This post was co-authored by Betsy Markus from First Affirmative Financial Network and Karim Harji from Purpose Capital, and the entire post can be found at the First Affirmative website.

A year ago, First Affirmative released the results … Read More

Karim Harji Speaks at Calgary Economic Development’s Soul of the City

On October 1, Purpose Capital co-founder and partner Karim Harji spoke at Calgary Economic Development’s Soul of the City event, which seeks to provide Calgary businesses with the latest thinking and tools on how to become a better business. The … Read More

Five Tips for Twentysomethings Who Want To Make a Difference

The Huffington Post’s Ashley Lohman writes about her learnings from UNAOC-EF Summer School on how make a difference in your community and quotes Purpose Capital’s partners Norm Tasevski and Assaf Weisz are quoted on their approach to doing well by … Read More

Purpose Capital at UNAOC – EF Summer School

Assaf Weisz and Norm Taseveski recently attended the UNAOC-EF Summer School  in New York, U.S. as speakers. In a recent article in the Huffington Post, an attendee, Ashlee Lohmann, mentions the great advice they passed along to students:

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Putting the public back in public services and policies: what co-production and pop-ups can teach us

Co-production for public services is the disruptive idea of blurring the boundaries between service providers and service recipients, shifting traditional models of how services are planned and delivered. For public policies, it demands an re-imagination of public engagement processes and … Read More

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Regenerative Business for Local Economies

Reposted from The Huffington Post

The concept of reusing human resources and abandoned physical assets if applied correctly can be the catalyst towards increasing economic activity. Archer Groupe located in Romans-sur-Isère in Drome, France is a prime example of … Read More

Kickstarter in Canada: Friend or Foe

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Whether or not you are an aspiring entrepreneur or an enthusiastic cheerleader for the newest knitting club yet to weave its way into a local craft store, you likely make more than an occasional visit to … Read More

Assaf Weisz speaks about impact investing on Community Exchange with Max Moore

In this interview with Max Moore, Purpose Capital partner Assaf Weisz speaks about impact investing and the work of Purpose Capital.

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Purpose Capital helps the Ontario Trillium Foundation celebrate 30 years of granting

This year, the Ontario Trillium Foundation celebrates 30 years of granting. To mark this incredible achievement, Purpose Capital worked with the foundation to produce a short video documenting their successes over the past thirty years and the challenges and … Read More

Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Future Fund Grantees Recognized

Last month, the Ontario Trillium Foundation announced its latest cohort of Future Fund grantees. In this article, Toronto Star reporter Laurie Montsebraaten profiles the work of two grantees – Hamoon Ekhtiari of CatalystX and Omar Ramroop of the School … Read More