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Global Investment Foundation

The Global Investment Foundation was launched in Geneva in November 2022 with the mission of encouraging innovative developments in the private investments sector and reinforcing Geneva’s position as an investment banking hub.

The annual Global Investment Forum, launched as a stand alone event in 2015, brings together leaders, thinkers, entrepreneurs to discuss the future of investments as well as global challenges & opportunities.

Past speakers of the Forum have included former U.S. Presidential candidate John Kerry, former Vice-President of the European Commission Viviane Reding, Carlyle Group Co-Founders David Rubenstein and William E. Conway Jr., Solar Impulse Chaiman Bertrand Piccard, Colombian politician and activist Ingrid Betancourt, Uber Co-Founder Garrett Camp, France’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs Dominique de Villepin, Economic and Social theorist Jeremy Rifkin, Greece’s former Minister of Finance Yanis Varoufakis, Checkout Founder and CEO Guillaume Pousaz, Global Ventures Managing Partner Noor Sweid, Index Ventures Founding Partner Neil Rimer, Professor of Globalisation and Development Ian Goldin.

We foster a community of private investors, financial institutions, entrepreneurs, politicians, international organisations, and academia, committed to improving the state of the world by accelerating the transition to a sustainable economy through impact driven allocation of assets.

Global Investment Forum 2023 : New World, New Choices

The seventh edition of the Global Investment Forum will be held on the 15th and 16th of June 2023 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Titled New World, New Choices, the program will address rising environmental, social, geopolitical and economic tensions leading to a context of massive uncertainty, instability, as well as volatility.

Recognising that private investors and the private investment industry play an important role in supporting innovative strategies needed to solve these challenges, the 2023 forum will focus on the tools, skills and strategies that will allow us to collectively build resilience, guiding investment decisions towards collective prosperity and ultimately contributing to making better choices.


2023 speakers include former French President François Hollande, Sustainability expert Gaya Herrington, Founder of GrubMarket Mike Xu, Swissquote CEO Marc Burki. Go to our speakers page for the full list as well as our agenda page to view the schedule.

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