Joel takes us on a journey of being a venture capitalist with mission as the first ambition & focus for every entrepreneurial action. He further shares how the inner work, emotional, spiritual and psychological skills are a pre-requisite to this kind of life. It is a true pleasure to listen to and learn from Joel with all his embodied knowledge and wisdom of Social Change Making and Impact creation.
Joel is Co-Author of The Clean Money Revolution with Tyee Bridge, a call to action to move trillions of dollars from damaging to regenerative use.
He is the Chair of the Board at the Impact Investment company Renewal Funds, a 2012 TEDxVancouver Speaker, Founding Member of Social Venture Network (SVN), Business for Social Responsibility, the Tides Canada Foundation, and is Board Chair of Hollyhock a retreat for Social Change Makers. As President and CEO of Renewal Partners’ seed capital fund, he placed over $10m into dozens of values driven companies in BC and beyond.
I hope you enjoy this Episode with Joel he is a true mover and shaker with such a powerful heart - mind coherence that I am still smiling from the wisdom that he shared with me. The biggest take away? Here is a quote from the Episode: "...Once you have clarity what your purpose is on this planet is - and you also understand from your inner skills that money doesn't solve everything but money is a tool, happiness, joy, love, health - this is precious..."
Author & Social Change Leader