We equip the next generation of impact investing talent with the skills and experience they need


How it works:

MBA students create teams at start of an academic year

Experiential learning opportunity to source and conduct diligence on early stage impact investments

 

Business school participants include:


Training modules around impact investing

Each module allows students to get hands on experience

 

Example training modules:

* Introduction to Impact Investing
* Formulating an Investment Thesis
* Sourcing Early Stage Impact Investments

* Identifying and Measuring Impact
* Conducting Due Diligence
* Structuring Investments

Communication via:

 

Final competition

Teams present recommendations to the judging committee composed of industry leaders for a potential investment of up to $50,000

 

MIINT culminates with the final competition:

 
  • Students test their mettle as they pitch their selected companies.

  • The in-person event includes networking among students, judges, faculty, and staff, and workshops on hot topics in impact investing.

  • The MIINT judging panel represents leaders in impact investing and VC sectors across the country.


Program outcomes

The MIINT program provides valuable benefits for business students and innovative mission-driven companies

 

Students gain practical experience in impact investing while building meaningful connections

 
“In an academic environment where it is very easy to get wrapped up in talking about impact investing, the MIINT allowed us to roll-up our sleeves and focus on actually doing the work in a way that no other opportunity on campus currently provides.”
— Divya Kumaraiah, Harvard Team 2013 and 2014
 
 

Impact companies gain exposure and potential for seed investment from independent sources

 

Three $50,000 seed investments have been made into early stage companies.