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History

In July 2009, a group of investors and partners associated with the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), an organization dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and scale of impact investing, came together to discuss potential platforms and market infrastructure that could address inefficiencies in the impact investing market.

Despite a growing number of impact-focused funds across geographies, asset classes, and sectors, members of the impact investing community continued to experience difficulty connecting to like-minded funds, investors and advisors.  To help address this fragmentation, the group conceived of an online search tool to connect members of the impact investing community with one another through a single platform that would permit more efficient networking and communication.

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