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Big Path Capital Announces 9th Annual Impact Capitalism Summit Nantucket – Coined “The Summer DAVOS of Impact Investing”

Leading investors deploying capital for impact and return will meet to discuss the key factors changing the impact investing landscape

Press Release – NANTUCKET, Massachusetts – July 12, 2017 – Boutique financial services firm, Big Path Capital today announces its 9th annual Impact Capitalism Summit Nantucket (ICS). This year’s Summit will take place from July 19-20, 2017 at The Nantucket Hotel and Resort in Nantucket, Massachusetts. ICS Nantucket is the largest summer convening of investors focused on maximizing impact and maximizing return across asset classes. Attendees are impact investing industry leaders and include institutional investors, wealth advisors, family offices and more.

This year’s theme will focus on the key factors influencing the impact investing industry, including women and millennials’ growing influence in impact investing. The biggest generational transfer of wealth in history is in its beginning stages and ICS will explore how these new asset owners make their investment decisions. In addition, on the heels of the US’ exit from the Paris Accord, the Summit will explore the future of the clean energy economy in the Trump era.

Keynote speakers include Sandra Urie, Chairman Emeritus of Cambridge Associates; Kelly Williams, Chair and CEO of Private Equity Women Investor Network; and Kenneth Mehlman, Member and Global head of Public Affairs at KKR. These thought leaders join a list of senior professionals as they lead conversations among the players at the helm of impact investing. The full list of speakers and sessions can be found here.

The purpose of the Summit is educational and no securities will be offered, purchased or marketed nor will any services such as financial advisory, legal, or accounting be offered.

Sponsors and supporters of this year’s summit include Sorenson Impact, Locus, Prime and the Intentional Endowments Network.

“In the ten years Big Path Capital has been operating, we have yet to find another event that brings together the impact investing leaders like the Impact Capitalism Summit,” said Shawn Lesser, Big Path Capital Co-Founder and Partner. “ICS is a collaborative environment where investors can share best practices, work through problems and continue to move this industry forward.”

“Much of the $60 trillion-dollar wealth transfer will be controlled by women and millennials. This is a game changer for the impact investing community and one with positive systemic changes that will follow in its wake. We are excited to be curating this very important topic,” said Michael Whelchel, Big Path Capital Co-Founder and Partner. “The political environment creates an added pressure on the impact investing industry to continue to excel in creating a more sustainable world.”

ICS is open to impact investors and those allied to the field but attendance capacity is limited. Interested parties may apply to attend at

About Big Path Capital

Leveraging one of the largest global networks in Impact Investing, Big Path Capital’s services include assisting impact companies and funds to ensure mission preservation across financial transactions, including acquisitions, mergers, and capital raises. Big Path sees Impact Investing as SmarterMoney+ i.e. the dual objective of achieving Maximum Return and Maximum Impact. Big Path initiatives also include the Five Fund Forum, Impact & Sustainable Trade Missions, Big Path Impact Academy, and the Train Stop Tour.

​Disclaimer: Investment banking services are provided by Intellivest Securities, Inc. a member of FINRA and SIPC. The presentations given by fund managers, issuers or others at the Summit do not constitute an offering of securities or solicitation of offers. Such an offer may only be made in compliance with disclosure and delivery requirements under applicable, securities laws and will be limited to prescribed categories of investors. Attendance is limited to Accredited Investors and Qualified Purchasers as defined under Federal securities laws. Some presenters may pay a fee for participating. Attendees are responsible for their own due diligence if they enter into a relationship of any kind with any entity or person met at the Summit.

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