March 18, 2023

Will Richardson, Managing partner of Giant Leap

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Understand how Giant Leap intersects impact and the high risk funding that is early stage venture investing.

Will Richardson. managing partner of Giant Leap, talks us through  how the changes in the world in the last 5 - 10 years has created a perfect storm for not only impact led ventures but impact lead venture investing.

With a mission of backing mission-driven founders solving the world's most pressing problems Giant Leap  has backed some of the best known founders and companies coming out of Australia on a thesis that investing for impact outperforms

We dive into a discussion of how Giant Leap actively work through not only the investment and governance but also the data and lens over the impact these companies set out to create.

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