Dondi Hananto's Hypothesis on Impact Investment: Scalability is the Key
In terms of impact business, instead of creating a cost, the impact should be able to grow along the business
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There is no doubt that impact investing as a concept has gained more popularity than before. Directing capital to ventures that are expected to yield social and environmental benefits as well as profits provides investors with a way to “do well by doing good.” Dondi Hananto has been trying to do similar work with Patamar for the past seven years.
For over 15 years, Dondi has built specialization in microfinancing, risk, portfolio, and credit management through the banking industry. Although he claimed the intention wasn't purely passion, he came to find his niche in technology and impact through this industry. His very first private fund, Kinara, relied on curiosity but already used the impact-focus investment concept. It was also several venture experiences until he decided to be better focusing on the investment side of the ecosystem.
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