Q & A with Fish 2.0: Beyond Seafood Business as Usual

Converting fish waste into food. Powering fish farms in the desert. Generating value from oceans of data. I caught up with Monica Jain recently to learn what business opportunities are emerging from the Fish 2.0 contest she has organized to connect investors with opportunities in the $390 billion seafood industry. (See “Fish 2.0: Investing in

Q & A with Fish 2.0: Beyond Seafood Business as Usual

Converting fish waste into food. Powering fish farms in the desert. Generating value from oceans of data. I caught up with Monica Jain recently to learn what business opportunities are emerging from theFish 2.0 contest she has organized to connect investors with opportunities in the $390 billion seafood industry. (See “Fish 2.0: Investing in Sustainable

Overcoming the ‘Original Sin’ of Impact Investing: New Approaches to Liquidity

(Editor’s note: Some of impact investing’s most intriguing innovations in term sheets and financing structures are coming from Village Capital, a seed-stage impact fund and accelerator that has supported more than 300 entrepreneurs worldwide. Ross Baird is Vilcap’s executive director. Reposted with permission.) Last week, my friend Paul Hudnut posted a follow-up from a conversation

Living Goods: How one social enterprise is leading the fight against malaria

(Editor’s note: This piece originally appeared in The Guardian.) Mafubira, Uganda – A dose of competition is sometimes what’s required to get life-saving medicines and other needed products to urban slum dwellers and the rural poor. Drugs to treat malaria, for example, are a recurring necessity in towns like this one east of Kampala. Uganda