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ANDE SGB Orientation Training 2017: Intro to SGB Investing
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The ANDE Orientation Training is a two-day overview of the small and growing business (SGB) sector and doing deals in emerging markets. Geared towards new hires, summer associates, and those new to the sector, 200+ individuals have participated in this training over the past four years. PLEASE NOTE: ANDE MEMBERS MUST BE SIGNED INTO MEMBER PORTAL IN ORDER TO RECEIVE $250 MEMBER DISCOUNT RATE.

 Export to Your Calendar 6/12/2017 to 6/13/2017
When: June 12-13, 2017
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S&P Global
55 Water Street
New York, New York  10041
United States
Contact: Mina Alemzadeh

Online registration is available until: 6/7/2017
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ANDE Orientation Training: Introduction to SGB Investing
Registration Now Open! 

June 12th and 13th, 2017
S&P Global
55 Water Street,
New York, NY 10041

What: The ANDE Orientation Training is a two-day comprehensive overview of the small and growing business sector. The agenda will include sessions on: Financial Models, Doing Deals, Impact Investing, Sector Analysis, Business Plans, Case Studies, Social Entrepreneurship 101, and more! 

Who: Geared towards new hires, summer associates, and those new to the sector, 200+ individuals have participated in this training over the past four years. 

Click here to view last year's agenda 

Tuition* (flat, non-refundable):
$250 for ANDE members
$450 for non-ANDE members

The tuition fee includes breakfast and lunch both days, and all relevant materials. In addition, we invite you to a NYC Networking Happy Hour on June 12th after the first day of training. Location is TBD, but it will be walking distance to the daytime training venue.  

*In order to complete registration, you will be prompted to pay.


                 Orientation Training 2015

About the Instructor:

John Kohler
Executive Fellow and Director, Impact Capital Program
Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship
Santa Clara University                

For the past several years, John has been Director of Impact Capital at Santa Clara’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship and has also been a mentor to social entrepreneurs at the Global Social Benefit Accelerator.  In 2011 he authored a report on impact investing entitled Coordinating Impact Capital: a New Approach to Investing in Small and Growing Businesses and recently co-authored a chapter on equity investing in New Frontiers of Philanthropy (Oxford Press-2014).  He is now pioneering a new investment vehicle – the Demand Dividend - that presents investors with a ‘structured exit’ alternative to equity.  In addition, he is co-founder and Director of Toniic, a syndication network of impact investors. John manages investments through Redleaf Venture Management, a venture capital operating company founded in 1993.  John's earlier background includes twenty years of executive level positions at Hewlett Packard, Silicon Graphics, Convergent Technologies and Unisys.  He was one of the founding executives at Netscape Communications. He led investments at AdRelevance (JMXI), Mosaic Communications (TWX), NetGravity (DCLK), RedCreek Communications (SNWL), and Wireless Online.  John serves as a board member at PACT, an NGO based in Washington D.C.  He received his bachelor’s degree concentrating in international economics from UCLA and completed executive programs at Wharton and Stanford business schools. Over the last 15 years, he was a managing member of the UCLA Venture Capital Fund and still serves on the UCLA Sciences Board of Visitors. Other recent advisory committees include the World Economic Forum, and HUB Ventures.  He is a nationally accredited soccer coach, an avid skier and sailor.