DENVER (PRWEB) November 17, 2017
CO Impact Days and Initiative announced the top 100 social ventures that have been invited to meet face to face with investors in order to seek millions of dollars of “impact investments” at CO Impact Days Social Venture Showcase on November 17, 2017. Safe Ride 4 Kids is proud to announce our inclusion in this significant event.
“We feel honored to be among the social ventures chosen to participate in this years CO Impact Days,” said Greg Durocher, CEO and founder of Safe Ride 4 Kids. “Our business is about saving lives. Our big reach is to reduce the great number of pregnancies lost in car crashes. Since you never know who or when someone will be in a crash, that means we have to reach 4 million pregnant women a year with our message.”
The 100 ventures will convene on November 17 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the Denver Performing Arts Complex for the second year of this innovative, exciting, “shark-tank for good” statewide marketplace for impact investing. The chosen social ventures will have the opportunity to showcase their investment opportunities to offer not only a financial return on the impact investor's investment, but also to offer solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our time. “We are so thrilled to again invite over 200 investors and philanthropists to interact with these valuable social ventures. When these two groups of powerful move-makers share a room, there is no telling the good that will come. We’ve aimed to offer a diverse array of impact investments, with a goal that every investor attendee will leave knowing that deal flow is not a Colorado impact investing problem,” said Dr. Stephanie Gripne, Founder of the Impact Finance Center and creator of CO Impact Days and Initiative. “We’re excited to continue this effort and see even more fruitful collisions at this year’s marketplace.”
The goal of CO Impact Initiative is to catalyze $100 million in impact investments into Colorado social ventures in the next three years, and it is kicking off with CO Impact Days on November 15-17. CO Impact Days encourages a new breed of impact investors and community members to Learn. Connect. Invest.
CO Impact Days’ innovation is uniquely possible because Colorado is home to a number of national leaders in impact investing and a thriving and collaborative community of social venture entrepreneurs in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors, plus philanthropists and investors who are committed to growing Colorado’s economy and creating good jobs while ensuring our state remains one of the best places to work, live and play in the U.S.
Safe Ride 4 Kids was chosen out of 150 applicants in a competitive process with over 138 judges from around the United States.
Safe Ride 4 Kids’ mission is to save lives and reduce the emotional suffering by preventing children from being injured or killed in car crashes. As certified car seat technicians, we’ve been focused on this mission even before Safe Ride 4 Kids. With our company we are able to reach more parents with our safety information and bring them innovative product solutions. By focusing on car safety for the pregnancy stage, we bring awareness to an otherwise unaddressed stage of child passenger safety.