9:30 am09:30

Investor Showcase

  • Santa Clara University
Macarena of Prospera Pitches at the 2014 Investor Showcase

Macarena of Prospera Pitches at the 2014 Investor Showcase

Connect with 20 Investment-Ready Impact Entrepreneurs

Presenting the next wave of social entrepreneurs preparing to scale

You are warmly invited to the Global Social Benefit Institute (GSBI®) InvestorShowcase on August 20, 2015 at Santa Clara University. The event will feature twenty investment-ready social entrepreneurs, who are driving change in sixteen countries across eight sectors. They offer some of the world’s most investment-ready solutions to alleviating poverty. After the presentations, interested investors will have the opportunity to meet and converse with the entrepreneurs in scheduled one-on-one meetings. 

Agenda: Pitch sessions will be followed by lunch and 1:1 investor meetings

2:15 pm14:15

Research with a Mission

  • Locatelli Center, Santa Clara University
Open House

Meet the 2014 and 2015 Global Social Benefit Fellows at the Research with a Mission Open House and Expo!

To be held Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 2:15 - 4:15 pm in the Locatelli Center on the Santa Clara University campus. 

This year we are partnering with the University Honors Program to host more than one hundred posters by the Global Social Benefit Fellows, the Wim & Maria Roelandts Grant Recipients, and University Honors Program Seniors who have written Honors Theses.


9:00 pm21:00


  • Mission Gardens, Santa Clara University


On Thursday, April 30th at 6pm, Santa Clara University will bring together Silicon Valley and all who have a heart for a more just, sustainable world for an evening celebrating the social enterprise movement and its leaders.

Join us, as we honor extraordinary individuals - Charly and Lisa Kleissner of KL Felicitas Foundation and Matt Flannery of Kiva - whose work embodies singular compassion, broad vision, and systemic change through social enterprise. 

Located at Santa Clara University campus, the evening will feature a cocktail hour showcase of innovations for humanity by social entrepreneurs, student fellows, and Jesuit institutions across the world, a grand dinner, and a room full of people who want more impact and more meaningful lives.