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Impact Investment Funds in Canada

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INVESTMENT DETAILS


ProductUBC Impact Fund
Description

The Impact Fund at the University of British Columbia catalytic, early-stage capital in new and innovative impact startups founded by UBC students, alumni, faculty or staff. These early investments are key in helping our startups build momentum and accelerate the transfer of solutions to social and environmental challenges from the lab or classroom and to the markets that need them. The fund invests philanthropic capital contributed by donors and reinvests returns generated on an ongoing basis. The UBC Impact Fund incorporates UBC venture support infrastructure as well as our experience in supporting social ventures through the Centre for Social Innovation & Impact Investing to foster an ecosystem where social ventures from the UBC community can develop and thrive.

Legal StructureLimited partnership
Asset ClassPrivate equity (early stage)
Product StageSeed
Product SeriesFirst
Investment AvailabilityOpen
SIZE, PERFORMANCE AND RISK
Product AUM$1-5M
Expected Performance4-8 percent
Performance to DateAt expectation
IMPACT DETAILS


Impact evidence typeImpact Data. Can provide data that explicitly informs assessment of additionality and/or cost-effectiveness
UN SDGs
  • SDG 11 – Sustainable cities and communities
Iris Environmental Objectives
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Energy and fuel efficiency
  • Natural resources conservation
  • Pollution prevention and waste management
  • Sustainable energy
  • Sustainable land use
  • Water resource management
Iris Target Groups
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Elderly adults
  • People with disabilities
  • Minority populations
  • Women
  • Pregnant women
  • Other at-risk populations
Regions Invested In
  • Canada
ISSUER DETAILS


IssuerUBC Management Inc
Address2329 West Mall, Vancouver BC V6T 1Z4
Telephone Number604-568-8433 ext. 224
Websiteinnovation.ubc.ca
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