The Impact Engine just wrapped it's third accelerator program and has now pumped out 23 impact-making, socially conscious enterprises. Of those 23 companies, 22 are still active and as of Q3 2014 the program's alumni have generated a combined revenue stream of $2.5 million and a total of $15.6 million in capital. -- CONTINUE READING HERE
It's clear I love businesses that hit that triple bottom line. For the past three years I've covered The Impact Engine and have even taken on quite a few of their portfolio companies as clients. The social impact community is rising in Chicago - both from a startup and investment standpoint. Keep your eyes out, this is how we change the world.