Impact Recommendations- Impact investor Julia Balandina Jaquier & Sherryl Kuhlman, Managing Director, Wharton Social Impact Initiative

When I think of Frugal Innovations and how can startups get funding for their solutions to scale-up, I will say Impact Investors can be one of the groups for them to secure funding.

Here is an informative interview of veteran impact investor Julia Balandina Jaquier. Julia has written the book, Catalyzing Wealth for Change: Guide to Impact Investing, to offer perspectives on how to tackle social responsibility endeavors. She sits down with Sherryl Kuhlman, Managing Director of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, about her recommendations in the field of Impact Investing.

Author: Venkata Gandikota

Venkata has more than 13 years of technical engineering, research, ideation, strategy and business modeling experience. Based on his experience with the Indian market and realizing also the need for affordable & sustainable solutions for Finland and other European markets, he started The Nordic Frugal Innovation Society in late 2013 with 2 colleagues. By organizing ideation workshops and 2 major conferences involving Cities, Universities, and businesses he started to mainstream the concept in Finland and the Nordics. Gandikota has also written several articles focusing on frugal innovations in the Finnish media. He has also been helping Finnish businesses in India as CEO of Indianeer Consulting and gives guest lectures at JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Jyväskylä. He has a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from India and a Masters in Environmental Engineering from USA.