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In this episode, Host Jenny and Michelle interview Aunnie Patton Power, the founder of Intelligent Impact. Aunnie shares her views on why the traditional venture capital model doesn’t always work for small businesses and what alternatives she’s found to be more successful.

Interview

Aunnie Patton Power 

Company

Intelligent Impact – Founder

Bio: 

Aunnie Patton Power is the founder of Intelligent Impact, an innovative finance advisory firm, and a university lecturer on Innovative Finance, Impact Investing, and Technology for Impact. She is adjunct faculty at the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Graduate School of Business, New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics’ Marshall Institute for Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneurship. At the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School, she holds the title Associate Fellow and Entrepreneur in Residence at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. She is also a founding member of the Dazzle Angels, a female angel investing group, a senior advisor to Consilium Capital, and sits on the board of Global Access Diagnostics. Her first book, Adventure Finance, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2021.

Get In Touch:

https://www.intellimpact.com/

https://twitter.com/aunnie

https://www.linkedin.com/in/aunniepatton/

aunnie@intellimpact.com

Links:

https://www.intellimpact.com/resources

Adventure Finance

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Episode Credit:

Intro and outro are voiced by Marina Verlaine. She can be contacted at reel.peach.vo@gmail.com

 

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