Lea Bouhelier-Gautreau is passionate about impact investing. Her research into entrepreneurship in the Malawi culture inspired her to center impact investing in her career. She sees the intersection between investing and trying to spark positive change as a powerful force in the world.
From solving climate change to fighting systemic inequality, impact investing can cover a wide spectrum of issues. In this episode of Inside Startup Investing, Chris Lustrino and Lea discuss the growth of impact investing in online startup investing and how important this funding is for creating vital solutions. They also talk about red flags – like green-washing and high risk technology – that investors should watch out for when looking for positive impact startups.