Core Subject : Sustainable finance

Difficulty : Foundational

Length : Approximately 2-3 hours

Structure :

  • Self-guided course
  • Readings
  • Assessments
  • IIX Institute digital credential

Course Access Period : 90 days

Price : $30

Group rates available. Contact : for more info.


A scalable impact enterprise needs two critical ingredients for success: (1) an effective organization to create a positive social and/or environmental impact, and (2) growth capital to scale operations and magnify impact. Having closed over 75 deals and unlocking nearly US$300 million in investment capital and follow-on investments, this course shares the exclusive insights and key tips from IIX’s +12 years of experience with impact enterprises to ensure you are set up for success throughout your capital raise journey.

 Part I: Fundamentals of Capital Raise dives deeper into the following:

  • Where to find the investors in impact investing and how to understand your investor
  • How enterprises should prepare to raise capital and communicate the social impact they create
  • The steps of the capital raise process, including those which are unique for impact enterprises

This is Part II of a three-part series that supports impact enterprises and entrepreneurs through the capital raise process. Click here to explore Part I and Part III of the course series.

Who Should Enroll ?

  • Entrepreneurs wanting to best navigate the impact investment space effectively and gain the know-how to scale their business
  • Early Career Investors as well as experienced financial professionals eager to learn about the capital raise process unique to impact investing
  • Corporate professionals, foundations & non-profits interested in gaining a foundational understanding of capital raise to effectively participate in the rapidly growing impact investing space.

Learning Topics

Module 1

Key Steps in the Capital Raise Process

Module 2

Creating a Business Plan

Module 3

Building a Financial model

Module 4

Impact Assessments and Valuation

Module 5

Winning on Pitch Day

Key Benefits

Renowned Instructors

Learn from the most recognized innovators in the space

Immediate Applicability

Jumpstart your career in sustainability and discover new answers to old problems

Online, Self-Guided Course

Learn anytime, anywhere with unimitated access for 90 days

IIX Institute digital credential

Earn a verified digital credential from the IIX Institute that can be used as evidence of knowledge acquired


Professor Robert Kraybill

CIO and Managing Director, Impact Investment Exchange (IIX)

Prof. Robert Kraybill has over 20 years in the traditional capital markets as an advisor and investor, where he was the previous head of Asian private equity for Marathon Asset Management and ex-head of investment banking, Asia ex-Japan, for Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Kraybill began his career at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse. Prof. Kraybill leads all of IIX’s portfolio management activities, notably the launch of IIX’s first Women’s Livelihood Bond™ and is leading the team developing the $150 million Women’s Livelihood Bond™ Series and the Women’s Catalyst Fund™. Prof. Kraybill has also lectured on M&A as an Adjunct Professor at the Singapore Management University (SMU). Prof. Kraybill received his B.A. magna cum laude from Princeton University and his J.D. summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania.

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