D.Light Raises $11 Million to Light Up Developing World

Like Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatApp, the announcement that d.light design has closed $11 million in new financing is a signal of Silicon Valley’s increasing interest in technology’s role in meeting the needs of emerging middle-class consumers in the developing world. Investors in d.light, which makes affordable solar lanterns, included Draper Fisher Jurvetson, a

D.Light Raises $11 Million to Light Up Developing World

Like Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp, the announcement that d.light design has closed $11 million in new financing is a signal of Silicon Valley’s increasing interest in technology’s role in meeting the needs of emerging middle-class consumers in the developing world. Investors in d.light, which makes affordable solar lanterns, included Draper Fisher Jurvetson, a

Bloomberg Jumps Into the Ocean — and Impact Investing

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg made a big splash in the oceans world recently with a $53 million commitment that put him among the top five funders of ocean restoration and sustainable seafood. No less significantly, the grant also makes Mr. Bloomberg one of the biggest supporters of impact investing. Attracting private capital to

Bloomberg Jumps Into the Ocean — and Impact Investing

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg made a big splash in the oceans world recently with a $53 million commitment that put him among the top five funders of ocean restoration and sustainable seafood. No less significantly, the grant also makes Mr. Bloomberg one of the biggest supporters of impact investing. Attracting private capital to