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SVC 2019: Welcome to the NEXT Economy

  • November 13, 2019 — November 15, 2019
SVC 2019: Welcome to the NEXT Economy
About This Event

A Convening of Business Leaders & Impact Investors

Early confirmed speakers include (we expect 75+ speakers):

  • Anand Giridharadas (Author, Winners Take All; Special Correspondent, TIME)
  • Valarie Kaur (Civil Rights Activist; Author, Revolutionary Love)
  • Joe Sanberg (Co-Founder,
  • Valerie Red-Horse Mohl (Executive Director, SVC; Founder, Red-Horse Financial Group Inc.)
  • Jeffrey Hollender (Co-Founder & Former CEO, Seventh Generation; Founder, Sustain Natural)
  • Ben Cohen (Co-Founder, Ben & Jerry’s; President, Stamp Stampede)

Social Venture Circle (SVC) is a membership network that equips entrepreneurs, impact investors, and capacity-builders with connections, money, and expertise in order to build businesses that drive the NEXT economy: one that is regenerative, equitable and prosperous for all. Join us and hundreds of your peers November 13-15 in Berkeley, CA for SVC’s annual convening of business leaders and impact investors.

For over 30 years, high-impact business leaders, social entrepreneurs, and impact investors have convened at SVC conferences to have authentic conversations with values-aligned peers and get deals done. SVC’s unique conference experience creates an environment where the real challenges, insights, and best practices of leading mission-driven businesses and engaging in impact investing can be discussed and put into action. SVC conferences facilitate peer-to-peer relationship building, and create a community where attendees can enhance their leadership, improve their businesses, build their portfolios, and expand their impact.

At SVC 2019, “Welcome to the NEXT Economy,” expect:

  • Facilitated and open networking opportunities
  • Interactive discussions and proactive, action-oriented dialogue among peers
  • Opportunities to meet select early-stage social entrepreneurs raising capital, and begin the due diligence process onsite with other impact investors
  • Sessions that offer key takeaways and practical advice on best practices for social enterprises and impact investors
  • Inspiring and experiential presentations from innovative leaders on the future of mission-driven business
  • A deep cultural foundation that welcomes values-aligned business leaders and investors from a wide range of perspectives

Learn more about the conference, including speakers and program features, at

Note: The conference will begin Wednesday, November 13 and run through Friday, November 15 with the likelihood of additional local activities held Saturday, November 16. We recommend reserving a hotel room for at least three total nights, November 13-15, departing on November 16.

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