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Impact Investing for VCs


A 1 day, in-person, training programme alongside networking 

17 October 2024
All day

Discounted price for BVCA members 1100.00 GBP (ex. VAT); 2200.00 GBP (ex. VAT) Non Members

Course Overview

We are pleased to announce our Impact Investing for VCs training in collaboration with the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA).

This course is a deep dive into investing with impact in a VC setting. Delegates will learn how to embed impact into their fund thesis, use this to enhance fund returns and attract impact-minded LPs and founders. Hear from industry experts, including top-tier VCs and LPs investing in impact, on how to design impact theses, understand and assess impact risks and returns and synergies with commercial value, and measure and report on the impact you are achieving. This course is designed for VCs, from venture builders/accelerators through to the growth stage.

Key Topics Include

  • What is an impact thesis?

  • How can you design an impact thesis alongside an investment thesis?

  • How can you best assess impact risks and returns?

  • How can impact be a source of commercial value for you as a fund and for the ventures you invest in? Including how you can best attract impact-minded LPs and founders

  • What does best in class impact measurement and reporting look like for ventures and VCs at different stages in the funding journey?

What will you take away?

After attending this course, you should be able to:

Embed impact into your fund’s thesis and processes, helping you to select the best businesses



Attract top-tier founders based on your impact value add

Understand how to leverage impact as a competitive source of value, helping to power returns by better assessing impact companies



Appeal to LPs who are increasingly looking for impact credentials

​CPD Acreditation

This course is CPD accredited by the CPD Certification Service for 6 hours. By attending this course, you will receive a digital certificate from Diplomasafe. This certificate allows you to share and save your new CPD accredited qualification on LinkedIn, adding instantly verifiable credentials and strengthening your professional profile.

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