Social Impact Investment
Business As Mission connects, engages, and inspires business leaders, who share a common goal of implementing business solutions to help bring people out of poverty and build a sustainable future through economic and social development.
Our panel will be looking at what it means to be transformational in their own businesses by sharing their experiences of kingdom impact and positive change in the community.
Just Business – Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Mark found his vocational direction while working on the streets of Durban, South Africa with street children. He returned to the San Francisco Bay Area in the early 2000s to co-found the impact venture firm Just Business. He operationalizes strategic investments and advises portfolio company’s core leadership teams. He also is a co-founder of Not For Sale, a global anti-trafficking NGO that specializes in social enterprise incubation. He’s also helped found several other impact ventures such as REBBL, Dignita, and Krunam Technologies.
Rachel Rose Nelson
Rachel Rose Nelson serves as Executive Director of Freedom Business Alliance, the only global network creating business solutions to human trafficking. She has a 20-year career as a creative director and business consultant for companies large and small, holds a Bachelors in Graphic Communication from California Polytechnic University, and a Masters in Ministry Leadership from Portland Seminary. She resides with her husband and three children just outside Portland, Oregon.
This event is a chance for you to network with like-minded people, share ideas, knowledge and collaborate, helping you transform the way you think about how to do business for kingdom impact.