Gawa Capital participates in an Insead and Kellogg Alumni Private Dinner.

posted May 16, 2017, 7:51 AM by Pilar Larios   [ updated May 16, 2017, 8:11 AM ]

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Madrid- April 2017. INSEAD Alumni Association of Spain in collaboration with Kellogg Alumni Association organised a private dinner on 27 April 2017 with Agustín Vitórica, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of GAWA Capital, in which he shared his experience in taking his decision to leave his former job as head of a family office to co-found GAWA Capital. During his dinner Agustin shared his views on the opportunities and threats for the impact investing industry and the difficulty of raising funds in an adverse economic environment.
The event was attended by 20 Alumni from INSEAD, Kellogg and other Ryder Club members (LBS, Columbia, Harvard and Georgetown).

GAWA Capital, participated as Member of the Jury of the Social Entrepreneurship program CRECE (GROW) promoted by Unltd Spain

posted May 16, 2017, 7:45 AM by Pilar Larios

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Madrid- May 2017. Agustín Vitórica, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of GAWA Capital, participated on 11 May 2017 as Member of the Jury of the Social Entrepreneurship program CRECE (GROW) promoted by Unltd Spain with the support from bank Edmond de Rothschild . CRECE is the most important social entrepreneurship program in Spain where social businesses selected receive strategic and financial support from experts in their respective social field in order to unleash their financial and social potential.

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GAWA CAPITAL leads AFI´s “Measuring Social Impact” conference.

posted Apr 3, 2017, 10:20 AM by Pilar Larios

Madrid– March 2017. Agustín Vitórica, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of GAWA Capital participated as a speaker at the event “Measuring social impact” organized by Spainsif, AFI and Gawa Capital. He presented the different tools with which Gawa analyzes and evaluates the sustainability of different projects. In the ensuing discussion, different issues such as future challenges, historical evolution or scalability have been addressed.

 

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Gawa Capital participates in the GIIN Investor Forum.

posted Dec 12, 2016, 7:02 AM by Pilar Larios

Amsterdam – December 2016. Luca Torre, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of GAWA Capital participated as a speaker of 2016 GIIN Investor Forum, the premier conference on impact investing.  This event took place in Amsterdam from 7-8 December, bringing together 600 delegates from more than 30 countries to explore the future of impact investment.

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Article in Kellogg Alumni about Gawa Capital.

posted Dec 12, 2016, 6:59 AM by Pilar Larios

Madrid– December 2016. Luca Torre, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of GAWA Capital was interviewed by Kellogg Alumni to explain its career and an introduction to Gawa Capital and its values.

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Gawa Capital has signed up to the Directory of social businesses and social innovation of Red Creactiva.

posted Dec 9, 2016, 12:12 AM by Pilar Larios

Madrid – December 2016. Agustín Vitórica, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of GAWA Capital was interviewed by Red Creactiva explaining the social objectives of Gawa and the reasons of joining Red Creactiva.

 

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Gawa Capital participates in the Engineering for Sustainable Development Forum.

posted Oct 11, 2016, 1:35 AM by info rmation   [ updated Oct 11, 2016, 3:30 AM ]


Madrid – September 2016. Agustín Vitórica, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of GAWA Capital participated as a speaker of the event Engineering for Sustainable Development Forum (Granada, 29th-30th September 2016).  The Forum gathered representatives from the Spanish government and sustainability experts and practitioners to discuss the public and private engagement in meeting the United National Sustainable Development Goals. Mr. Vitórica participated with other asset managers and investors at the Financing Panel that explored the new financing alternatives for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Gawa Capital participates in the South Summit 2016.

posted Oct 11, 2016, 1:27 AM by info rmation   [ updated Oct 11, 2016, 1:27 AM ]


Madrid – October 2016. Agustín Vitórica, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of GAWA Capital participated as a speaker at the South Summit 2016 (Madrid, 5th-7th October 2016).  The South Summit is an annual gathering of Southern Europe and Latam´s top talent. With more than 7.000 attendees, including 3.500 entrepreneurs and 450 investors, South Summit brings together startups, international investors and leading corporations in the search for innovation. The South Summit has become one of Europe’s most relevant innovation events. Mr. Vitórica was a speaker at the Financial Inclusion & Emporwerment panel, which was part of the South Summit’s Innovation Stage were the most innovative financial inclusion business models were exposed to an audience of investors, large corporations and entrepreneurs.

 

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GAWA CAPITAL participates in the Financing social innovation conference in Italy.

posted Oct 10, 2016, 4:25 AM by info rmation   [ updated Oct 11, 2016, 1:37 AM ]


Italy – October 2016. Luca Torre, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of GAWA Capital participated the round table discussion where investors and practitioners illustrated logics and tools characterizing the Italian scenario.This one day conference introduced financial instruments and innovative business models to prepare actors working in the field to face new opportunities offered by a financial impact. The conference was addressed to entrepreneurs and social innovators, third sector operators and professionals who are entering the impact investing world. The conference was organized by Social Fare, Hult International Business School and Tiresia-Politecnico di Milano. 

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Fusion Microfinance Raises $24m in Equity from GAWA, Creation Investments, BIO, Oikocredit as Incofin Exits.

posted Aug 29, 2016, 5:14 AM by info rmation   [ updated Aug 29, 2016, 5:15 AM ]


India, August 2016. 

Fusion Microfinance Private Limited, an Indian non-banking financial company, has raised the equivalent of USD 24 million in its latest funding effort. This round was led by Creation Investments Capital Management Limited Liability Corporation (LLC), a US-based alternative investment company seeking to alleviate poverty by supporting economic development. Incumbent investors Oikocredit and the Belgian Investment Company (also known by its Dutch acronym BIO) also participated, as well as new investor Gawa, a Spain-based company focusing on microfinance. The new investments have enabled the partial exit of Incofin Investment Management, a private Belgian company that first invested in Fusion Microfinance in June 2010 in the amount of INR 4.5 crore (USD 6.7 million). The individual prices involved and sizes of the stakes exchanged have not been released.


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