In this episode, Hall welcomes Eva Yazhari, Co-Founder and CEO of Beyond Capital Fund. Beyond Capital Funds is a social impact fund that invests in for-profit social enterprises throughout India and East Africa. They invest in businesses within the health care, waste/water/sanitation, and alternative energy/clean technology sectors. Beyond Capital focuses on improving the quality of life and standards of living for consumers at the bottom of the pyramid. Though they seek market-rate financial returns, Beyond Capital is structured as a nonprofit. This allows them to emphasize fidelity to their social mission alongside their financial mandate.
Eva has 14 years of experience working in venture investment and asset management. She was previously a Vice President at EnTrust Capital Inc., an asset management firm where she managed the Shareholder Activist fund manager investment portfolio. As a member of the investment team at EnTrust, she specialized in fund due diligence and underlying fund portfolio analysis.
You can find Beyond Capital Fund at beyondcapitalfund.org
Eva can be reached on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/eva-yazhari
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