Dollars and Change Podcast
Dr. Timaree Schmit on Dollars and Change
Timaree Schmit, Sexuality Educator at Sex With Timaree, joins hosts Nick Ashburn and Katherine Klein to discuss the impact that sexuality has in the current political climate, media, and every facet of society on Dollars and Change.
From Impact Investment to IPO with Karl Khoury, Co-Founder at Arborview Capital, and Russell Diez-Canseco, CEO of Vital Farms
Karl Khoury, Co-founder and Partner at Arborview Capital, and Russell Diez-Canseco, President and CEO of Vital Farms, join host and Vice Dean of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative Katherine Klein to discuss their successful partnership. In 2014, Arborview Capital made an impact investment into Vital Farms, an ethical and sustainable food company that produces pasture-raised eggs and butter. Karl remains on the board of Vital Farms after the company went public in 2020. Karl and Russell reflect on why it’s important for investors to be aligned to the mission of the companies in which they’re investing. They also discuss why stakeholder capitalism makes business even more successful.
Social Justice Investing with Rachel Robasciotti, Founder and CEO of Adasina Social Capital
Rachel Robasciotti, founder and CEO of Adasina Social Capital, joins host and Vice Dean of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative Katherine Klein to discuss how her firm is serving as a bridge between social justice movements and the financial markets. She also discusses why she sees the potential for real impact in public markets. "If you're going to make systemic change, you're actually going to be required to have impact that extends well beyond your own portfolio. And the only real way to do that is by organizing other investors," Robasciotti said.
Gender Lens Investing Insights with Suzanne Biegel, Founder of Catalyst at Large
Suzanne Biegel, Founder of Catalyst at Large, joins host Sandi Hunt, Managing Director of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, to discuss their recently published co-authored report, Project Sage 3.0. This report presents a global scan of gender lens private equity, venture capital, and private debt funds, as well as key findings on the current state of the field. In this podcast, Biegel and Hunt reflect on what they hope readers of the report do with it, what these findings show, and why it matters. Access more insights as well as the full Project Sage 3.0 report here.