! You are welcome to participate in any of our events as a non-member. However, you must be an enrolled student at a university and some events require an application. Please read the event description carefully and remember to apply in time. All majors from all universities welcome!

Finanzierung von Sozialunternehmern + LOHAS und Green Lifestyle

Speaker: Michael Vollmann, Ashoka Deutschland gGmbH Johannes Weber, Social Venture Management GmbH Peter Parwan, LOHAS Lifestyle

Non-profit company Ashoka GmbH supports personally committed individuals who are highly motivated to reduce social problems in German-speaking countries. The “Ashoka fellows” are chosen by Ashoka employees, such as speaker Mr. Michael Vollmann, due to their sustainable achievements in improving social and ecological efficiency for a three-years funding. Every individual taking responsibility for the community and contributing to the improvement of the efficiency of the social welfare system is opened the chance to gain financial assistance by Ashoka. The Social Venture Fund provides private equity to already established, self-supporting business models aiming at social and ecological sustainability. With reference to current investment projects, founder Johannes Weber himself will present his investment philosophy, selection criteria and activities supporting Ashoka’s portfolio projects, particularly with regard to the so-called “smart capital”.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM TUM Senatssaal, Room 1020, Arcisstraße 21

Impact Investing - Investments for a better future

Speaker: Stanley W. Bronisz, GrapeVault Wine Investments GmbH

Friday, May 14, 2010 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TUM Senatssaal, Room 1020, Arcisstraße 21

Venture Capital in social sectors

Speaker: Xaver Diermayer and Dr. Erwin Stahl, BonVenture Management GmbH

BonVenture Management GmbH is the first Social Venture Capital Fund in the German-speaking countries. BonVenture pursues a non-profit approach providing private equity to sustainable social projects. The founder of the company himself, Dr. Erwin Stahl, and one of the portfolio-managers, Mr. Xaver Diermayer, will exemplify the investment philosophy on the basis of portfolio-projects and illustrate the selection process, in which social impact plays a decisive role.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM TUM Senatssaal, Room 1020, Arcisstraße 21

Socially Responsible Investing - Grundlagen Workshop

Speaker: Wolfgang Stephani, Bank Sarasin AG Dr. Nikolaus Braun, quirin bank AG Thomas Goldfuß, GLS Bank

This workshop will cover basic questions about social investments. Participants will learn about social investments as investment categorie, how to assess the social and environmental performance of a company and distinguish between honest statements and marketing tricks.

Please send an email to daniel.frese@tuinvest.de to register for the event.

Participants are requested to bring their own laptop to this workshop.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM TUM Senatssaal, Room 1020, Arcisstraße 21

MLP seminar: Rhetoric and presentation

The participants will learn the basic rules of communication, how to raise attention and how to motivate the audience.

In case there are enough participants the workshop will be held twice on January 15th as well as on January 18th. If you register you will be assigned to only one of the dates. We can't tell you which one so make sure you can attend both. A third date may be added if the demand is high enough.

Please send your binding registration to dimitrios.kostopoulos {at} tuinvest.de. We need your name, cell phone number and your semester of studies. Deadline is the 27th of December!

Friday, January 15, 2010 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM MLP Munich