Rockefeller’s $60 million impact fund manager leverages ‘catalytic capital’ for scale 

  • In a half-dozen or more deals, Rockefeller is putting "catalytic capital" where its mouth is. The foundation is one of the first to create an impact investment management company registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to allow it to manage other investors’ capital.
  • The investment management firm is working to raise $40 million from a syndicate of other catalytic investors as a way of attracting $1 billion in commercial capital to a large developer of solar mini-grids in India, which has plans for 10,000 mini-grids to bring electricity to 22 million people.

Alaska Natives build a bridge to the future – of video games 

“Creating Impact,” ImpactAlpha’s series on impact media, is sponsored by Upstart Co-Lab, a national collaboration disrupting how creativity is funded by connecting the $12 trillion of socially responsible and impact investing capital in the U.S. to the $804 billion U.S. creative economy. Talk about cultural capital. The Cook Inlet Tribal Council, looking for a way to