Booth School of Business seeking Foundations for L3C Social Venture Fair


Announcement from L3C Connect — University of Chicago to Facilitate Foundations’ Investment in L3Cs

The Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago will host a Social Venture Fair on October 26, built around the opportunities presented by the L3C, the the low profit limited liability company, social enterprise hybrid..The fair will include an educational component to be contributed by Marc Lane; a keynote luncheon talk by Sen. Heather Steans, the primary sponsor of Illinois’ L3C legislation; and presentations to social investors, including foundations, by entrepreneurs whose social ventures will have been vetted and selected by Booth’s MBA candidates.

Booth is seeking to identify foundations whose decision-makers may be interested in attending the Fair, to advance their understanding of the L3C’s potential to drive positive social change.