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Ian Thorne Simmons

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Co-Founder and Principal

Email: i***@***.com
Blue Haven Initiative
321 N. Clark Street, Suite 2350
Chicago, Illinois 60654
United States

Company Description: Blue Haven Initiative makes investments in profitable companies, nonprofit organizations and new ventures creating positive social or environmental impact. To...   more
Background

Employment History

  • President
    Foundation for Civic Leadership
  • Principal
    Foundation for Civic Leadership

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Harvard College
25 Total References
Web References
Ian ...
www.karibuhomes.com, 11 Nov 2014 [cached]
Ian Simmons Ian is Co-Founder and Principal of Blue Haven Initiative, a family office dedicated to investing for-profit and non-profit capital to solve social problems. Ian co-manages the development of a USD50m venture portfolio of early stage impact investments. Ian also initiates projects that enhance democracy. Projects that he has catalyzed have channeled over USD600 million from over 3 million donors, and have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, as well as on CBS, NBC, ABC, and CNN. Ian holds a degree from Harvard College.
Ian ...
www.issueone.org, 24 Oct 2014 [cached]
Ian Simmons
Ian initiates projects that improve democracy and is an impact investor. Ian is president of Foundation for Civic Leadership, a nonprofit that incubates public service projects. Ian was the silent partner in co-founding and seed-funding ActBlue, which makes it easier for citizens to create political change. Together with his wife, Liesel, he founded the Blue Haven Initiative to accelerate the social impact of their investing. Ian graduated with honors from Harvard College in 2000.
Ian Simmons, Co-Founder & ...
bluehaveninitiative.com, 21 Sept 2014 [cached]
Ian Simmons, Co-Founder & Principal
Ian Simmons is Co-Founder and Principal of Blue Haven Initiative, a family office dedicated to investing for-profit and non-profit capital to advance solutions to social and environmental challenges. BHI is currently focused on new opportunities in emerging markets as well as the United States.
Ian also initiates projects that enhance democracy. Results of projects that Ian has catalyzed have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post, as well as on CBS, NBC, ABC, and CNN. Most recently, Ian started the National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement (NSLVE), now based at Tufts University. It is the first national research project to measure voting rates of college students on a campus-by-campus basis, and serves over 450 institutions.
Ian serves on the boards of Fund for the Republic, Youth Engagement Fund, and Karibu Homes, an affordable housing company in Kenya. He graduated with honors from Harvard College in 2000.
The Sustainable Endowments Institute - Green Report Card
www.greenreportcard.org, 16 May 2014 [cached]
Ian Simmons
Executive Director
Foundation for Civic Leadership
University for a Night 2002 -- Discussion Topics, Distinguished Faculty & Hosts
www.synergos.org, 24 Sept 2008 [cached]
Host: Ian Simmons, Principal, The Foundation for Civic Leadership
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