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Impact Investing: Catalyzing Investments

Innovation Pavilion 9200 East Mineral Avenue , Centennial, (map)

Prime Health in partnership with Innovation Pavilion invites you to come join the conversation and learn more about impact investing and making the right decisions for your organization.


There is a need for a more efficient and effective marketplace. The Impact Finance Center's CO Impact Days and Initiative is bringing the first ever state-wide National Impact Investing Marketplace, designated to expand the impact investment opportunities in Colorado to eventually replicate regionally and nationally. The initiative aims to help the impact investing community (investors, foundations, social ventures, intermediaries, and providers of professional services) realize their true potential.

5:30pm - Drinks and Networking

6:00pm - Welcome & Intros: Stephanie Gripne & Heather Potters (Co-Founder @Pharmajet)

7:30pm: Networking & Happy Hour:)


Stephanie Gripne, Ph.D., Founder and Executive Director

Stephanie is the creative force behind the Impact Finance Center, which she founded in 2013. As an academic entrepreneur, philanthropic advisor, researcher, and educator in the field of impact investing, Stephanie sets the vision and provides leadership for the entire organization while focusing on business development, client engagement, and industry thought leadership through her research, writing, and speaking. Stephanie has 20 years of experience at the intersection of business and natural resources, working for the EcoProducts Fund $100 Ecosystem Service private equity fund, the Nature Conservancy, the USDA Forest Service, DOE Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Journal of Wildlife Management, and several universities. Stephanie received her Ph.D. from the Boone and Crockett Wildlife Conservation Program at the University of Montana. She has a B.S. in Biology & Wildlife Management from the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point and a M.S. in Ecology from Utah State University. Stephanie is an Aspen Institute Environment Forum Scholar, Environmental Leadership Senior Fellow, Property Environment Research Center Fellow, Ford Foundation Community Forestry Fellow, and Boone and Crockett Professional Member.


Heather Potters: Co-Founder at Pharmajet

Vice-Chairman, Global Business Development Officer, Co-Founder PharmaJet, Inc.

PharmaJet is a private drug delivery technology company which has developed a family of patented, proprietary needle-free injection technologies, able to deliver injection of liquid medicines into the body. Our core technology provides for fixed dosage delivery, which is particularly well suited for injection of vaccines. The sterile syringe is designed for single use, and has an auto-disable feature, thus addressing the elimination of needles, needle re-use and needle stick injury in a revolutionary way. In 2004, PharmaJet received its first 510(k) marketing clearance from the FDA, with designation as a class II medical device.

Incubator / Accelerator

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