creating opportunities for impact by establishing the
premier platform to engage aspiring leaders in sourcing, evaluating, and making impact investments.
118 's mission is to find, mentor and assist entrepreneurs and young professionals aiming to measurably improve the social, economic and environmental conditions in the US and Latin America.
118 was established over the course of 2013 by a diverse team of graduate students at Columbia University's Business and Policy Schools as an extension to the Columbia Impact Investing Initiative (Ci3).
Our perspectives reflect a team comprised of men and women from a number of countries and who have professional expertise in a broad range of industries and across an array of functional areas.