Membership in the Pacific Impact Investor Network (PIIN) includes the following benefits and opportunities:

Meetings and Events

  • Quarterly member meetings (Vancouver and Calgary, alternating)
  • Member meetings will consist of presentations and discussions of current investment opportunities, presentations from fund managers, entrepreneurs and sector experts, and presentations of findings from research

Network and Co-investment

  • Opportunity to collaborate with active impact investors in Western Canada
  • Lower minimum investment requirements for select funds for PIIN members
  • Connection to top global impact investor networks: Toniic (USA and Global), Impact Invest Scandinavia, Seattle Impact Investor Network, Ennovent Impact Investor Network (India)
  • 50% discount on Toniic (San Francisco based global impact investor network) membership and events

Market Intelligence and Pipeline of Investment Opportunities

  • Bi-weekly sector highlights and commentary newsletter
  • Real-time information on new investment opportunities in impact funds globally and select direct investments in Canada
  • Access to research from the Centre for Social Innovation & Impact Investing

Personalized Consultations

  • One consultation on a topic or issue of the member’s choice by the Centre for Social Innovation & Impact Investing at the Sauder School of Business (Sauder S3i).
  • Each consultation is in the scope of 75 – 100 hours. General and non-confidential findings may also be disseminated publicly through the Centre.
  • Examples of consultation topics: “History of performance of microfinance funds”, “Search and primary vetting of investment opportunities in urban agriculture focused social ventures in Canada”, etc. Scope of consultation topics will be defined with the Director, Impact Investing at Sauder S3i.
  • Members also receive access to findings and reports from consultations on topics selected by other network members.