Courageous Capital Advisors is an impact investing advisory firm, led by Laurie J. Spengler, an industry activist, practitioner, board member, frequent speaker and author. We believe that financial capital should be used to build a just, equitable, sustainable, and resilient society for all, our North Star.
Collaborative solutions require teamwork. We stimulate robust alignment and intentional inclusivity between investors and those who seek capital.
Everyone’s starting point is different. We identify and expand opportunities to take decisive steps, whether initial or advanced, building confidence at every step along the investment lifecycle.Find out more
Investing for positive impact requires an offensive game plan. We structure transactions where the impact objectives are the foundation of every deal.
Laurie is CEO of Courageous Capital Advisors, LLC, dedicated to generating outsized positive impact by providing targeted strategy, transaction, and governance services as well as expert facilitation.
Laurie has been at the forefront of impact investing, establishing the industry’s first impact investment bank, structuring innovative impact transactions to mobilize capital for leading impact operators such as BRAC and Southern Bancorp, and serving on boards of several first-generation impact organizations. Laurie has a JD from Harvard University and an undergraduate degree from Stanford University.