INVESTING FOR IMPACT
 

WEDNESDAY MARCH 9
Rosewood Sand Hill / Eucalyptus Room
2825 Sand Hill Road Menlo Park, CA 94025

1:30 PM
Welcome
Josh Kwan, Praxis Co-Founder & Daryl Heald, the Maclellan Foundation

2:00 PM
A Theology of Capital
Josh Kwan interviews John Kim, Karamaan Group & Kurt Keilhacker, Elementum Ventures

2:50 PM
Thinking Big: Investing for Cultural & Social Impact
Dave Blanchard interviews Jim Bisenius, AgriGroupe, Thomas Lehrman, Haystack Partners, and Tom Darden, Cherokee

4:00 PM
Adaptive Fundamentals: Finding the Opportunity, Negotiating the Deal, and Finishing Well
Evan Loomis interviews Chi-Hua Chien, Goodwater Capital & Greg Lernihan, Impact Engine

4:50 PM
Investing as Discipleship: Shaping Founders Who Shape Culture
Dave Blanchard interviews Kurt Keilhacker, Elementum Ventures & Henry Kaestner, Sovereign’s Capital

6:00 PM
Dinner

7:00 PM
Keynote Address: Breaking A Spirit of Mammon
Jon Tyson, Praxis Spiritual Director

 

THURSDAY MARCH 10
Rosewood Sand Hill / Rosewood Ballroom

9:00 AM
Welcome 

9:15 AM
Keynote Address: An Alternative Imagination
Dave Blanchard, Praxis CEO & Co-Founder

9:45 AM
Conversation I
A Model of Mentorship: The Investor & Entrepreneur Relationship
Mac Harman, Founder & CEO, Balsam Brands (Praxis Mentor)
Jon Beekman, Founder & CEO, Man Crates (Business Fellow, 2014)

10:15 AM
Break

10:30 AM
Conversation II
Countercultural Entrepreneurship at Scale with:
Pete Ochs, President, Capital III
Sonny Vu, Co-Founder & CEO, Misfit Wearables
Mike Bontrager, Founder & CEO, Chatham Financial

11:00 AM
Conversation III
Frontiers of Faith & Work: Creating Products & Services that Shape Society
Jessica Kim, Founder, BabbaCo
Jessica Rey, Founder & CEO, Rey Swimwear
Mark Sears, Founder & CEO, Cloud Factory

11:30 AM
Pre-Finale Break

12:00 PM
Finale Lunch

12:45 PM
Praxis Vision
Dave Blanchard, Praxis CEO & Co-Founder

1:30 PM
Keynote Address: Becoming a Creative Minority
Jon Tyson, Founding Pastor of Trinity Grace Church & Praxis Spiritual Director

2:30 PM
5-Minute Presentations from our 2016 Business Fellows

4:00 PM
Follow-up 35 minute Roundtables with your choice of 2016 Fellows

6:15 PM
2017 Program Overview& Finale Details

6:30 PM
Reception
Heavy Hors D'oeuvres & Drinks