William W. Towns is the Executive Director of Benefit Chicago, an impact investment fund that focuses on social enterprises. Benefit Chicago’s mission is raise capital in order to provide patient, flexible and risk-tolerant capital to organizations that drive both profits and purpose. Dr. Towns talks about some of the challenges he has experience while trying to create something new as well as industry specific challenges. The most challenging aspect of introducing a new idea in the investment world, according to DR. Williams, is lack of knowledge and awareness that can only be overcome through patience and continuously educating the partners and market. To get the full insight on industry challenges, leadership, company culture and trends and learn more about William W. Towns and Benefit Chicago, watch the full BizCastHQ video!