How Zipline raised $190 million to build a global drone logistics network, starting in Rwanda and Ghana

  • Zipline last month raised $120 million from a roster of investors that includes TPG Growth’s Rise Fund, investment firm Baillie Gifford, Temasek, Goldman Sachs, and Toyota Tsusho Corporation. That comes on top of a $70 million raise last year and brings Zipline’s total fundraising to $225 million.

Ford Foundation: Spotting mispriced risks in affordable housing, quality jobs and diverse managers

  • “We’re trying to prove that it is possible to generate both financial returns that would be appropriate for endowments….and social returns,” says Roy Swan, who lead’s Ford’s mission-related investing effort, in the latest episode of the series.