Michael Stone is a globally recognized leader in the field of investment—overseeing the deployment of billions of dollars of equity capital and investing in start-ups and enterprises in almost every major sector of the economy. Michael is also one of the leading minds behind the RISE Fund. Launched in 2017, RISE is a pioneering global initiative to create measurable social and environmental impacts through evidence-based investments. The Michael and Karen Stone Family Foundation supports children’s causes and tackles poverty around the world.
We talked to Michael about his journey from ME to WE, and the power of social enterprise and the importance of measurement.