About Us

History, Mission, and Current Activities

 

NUImpact is Northeastern University’s student-led impact investing initiative and investment fund. Since its inception in Spring 2016, the female-founded and led organization has served as a unique resource and thought-exchange for the Northeastern community to understand purposeful capital, develop technical skills, and gain exposure to professional opportunities available in the field of impact investing. As part of Mosaic, Northeastern’s Entrepreneurship community, NUImpact’s programs are approachable and attended by a diverse population of students from all fields interested in financially sustainable solutions that create responsible social and environmental impact. 


NUImpact fosters insightful discussion on campus through two complementary pillars: Educational Programming and the NUImpact Fund. Over the course of each semester, the educational wing of NUImpact hosts industry leaders and professional alumni for speaker events and workshops, leading to a robust professional network and the development of new co-op opportunities for engaged students interested in impact investing.


The NUImpact Fund provides hands-on finance and social impact education through a rigorous semester-long four-step investment process undertaken by teams of student analysts. Students build technical skills through sourcing & diligence workshops and real-world assignments, developed with the counsel of faculty and alumni advisors alongside investment industry partners. 


The NUImpact Fund program culminates in final investment recommendations and capital deployment making it the premier way for Northeastern students to gain experience in impact investment and meaningful capital. 


At this critical juncture in NUImpact’s growth, Northeastern invites alumni, parents, community supporters to engage with us to discuss ideas, opportunities, and collaborations. We feel that with financial and professional support and encouragement from champions of innovative finance , NUImpact can continue to enable twofold impact through a unique experiential learning process for passionate students of impact investing and the final student-led deployment of the donated capital into deserving local ventures with renewed energy and greater commitment.