The Denver Business Journal recognized Karl Dakin in its first Who’s Who in Impact Investing:Rocky Mountain Region. An awards ceremony was held on November 23rd as part of Colorado Impact Days hosted by the Impact Finance Center.
The Impact Finance Center is a nonprofit academic center dedicated to teaching foundations, family offices and individual investors how to make investments into companies, organizations, projects and funds with the intent to generate a measurable financial return and a beneficial social, environmental and community impact.
Stephanie Gripne, the founder and Executive Director of the Impact Finance Center, described the event as the next step in ‘develop(ing) a phonebook of key players in the movement and marketplace.”
“I am extremely pleased to be one of 77 people recognized in this event,” said Karl Dakin, a professional entrepreneur and activist in improving Colorado’s capital ecosystem. “I see this recognition as a reflection of the work by the team at Invest Local Colorado LLC where we have successfully launched our investment crowdfunding platform. It is now possible for ordinary people to financially support their Main Street businesses and have greater impact.” http://www.investlocalcolorado.com