Bethesda, Jan 14, 2021 (Issuewire.com) - Ignite Social Impact ("Ignite") - the first FINRA-approved, impact investing-focused funding portal - is honored to welcome Kolaleh Eskandanian, Ph.D., MBA, PMP, Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer at Children's National Hospital, as Treasurer. Through Ignite, accredited and non-accredited investors -- wealthy or not -- can invest as little as $100 in Regulation Crowdfunding (Title III) offerings from private US-based companies, committed to delivering positive social and environmental impact.
Dr. Eskandanian is a pragmatic innovator, who brings a unique set of skills that will help drive Ignite's mission to address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through investing in impact. A mechanical engineer by background, she started her career in the telecommunications and high-tech sector. Her own innovations have been in the market for decades and used by millions. Dr. Eskandanian is the lead inventor of the first-ever web-based adverse event reporting system, deployed in clinical trials settings, and has held leadership roles in the development of the first consumer web-based trouble entry management system in the telecommunications sector. In addition to having deep experience in the full range of product development activities, Dr. Eskandanian is a visionary in innovation and social impact, working with a large network of small and large businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies to address the unmet needs of children. Dr. Eskandanian said, "I'm excited to serve as Treasurer for this first-of-a-kind platform that hosts social impact companies, allowing them to raise much-needed capital."
Rosemarie Truman, Co-Founder, and CEO of Ignite, said, "Our team is energized to have Dr. Eskandanian on board. She is the consummate community builder and a brilliant architect of innovation platforms. She will be a pillar of the democratization of impact investing."
Ignite Social Impact ("Ignite") is a crowd equity funding portal for US-based technology companies with an impact. Ignite was founded by a team of passionate entrepreneurs and scientists to showcase a wealth of innovative companies addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and to enable anyone to make a positive impact by investing as little as $100 in those companies. To learn more, visit https://www.ignitesocialimpact.com/, and follow Ignite on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
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