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A decade of leading in social finance

The Social Finance Forum is Canada's leading conference on impact investing and social enterprise. Staged at Toronto's MaRS Discovery District each fall, it attracts more than 500 investors, entrepreneurs and finance professionals.

With a program carefully balanced between thought-provoking keynote speakers and workshops giving real-world insights and advice, the Forum is a place to both debate the future and learn from the present. As the biggest gathering of social finance professionals in Canada, it's also an incredible opportunity to network, meet entrepreneurs and investors and make connections that will create real impact.

The Social Finance Forum is presented by MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, a leading force in the Canadian impact investing market. The Centre created the country's first social impact bond in healthcare, launched the socially focused MaRS Catalyst Fund and incubated SVX, an online impact investment platform. It continues to create partnerships to invest in all our futures.

Past Keynote Speakers

Sir Ronald Cohen

Chair, Global Impact Investing Steering Group

Arlene Dickinson

Chief Executive,
Venture Communications

Gordon Nixon

Former President & CEO,
Royal Bank of Canada

Abigail Noble

Head of Impact Investing,
World Economic Forum

Tomicah Tillemann

Bretton Woods II, New America

Antony Bugg-Levine

Nonprofit Finance Fund

Kieron Boyle

Former Head of Social Investment,
U.K. Cabinet Office

Save the Date: Nov. 4-8, 2019