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Impact Investing: Year in Review. New entrants, increasing evidence, uncertain future

Greetings, ImpactAlpha readers! We’re taking a break next week, but will be back for another eventful year on Jan. 2. We wish you all very happy holidays and a healthy and happy New Year. Thank you for your support. Year in Review: Impact Investing Since January, ImpactAlpha has brought you 222 daily editions of The Brief,

2030 Finance: Year in Review. New narratives, financial innovations, global goals

Greetings, ImpactAlpha readers! Year in Review: 2030 Finance Inflection points and increasing returns. A big-bank friend corrected me after I wrote recently that, looking back from 2030, “it may be clear that a titanic shift already was underway by 2017.” For green financing, he said, date it to 2013. That year, clean energy tapped the bond

Inclusive Economy: Year in Review. Overlooked assets, local ecosystems, economic revival

Greetings, ImpactAlpha readers! Year in Review: Inclusive Economy Middle America is an engine of innovation. Low-income communities are investable. Immigrants are assets, not liabilities. Inclusive prosperity is a pro-growth strategy. In cities and towns across the U.S. and around the world, business and civic leaders are building local ecosystems to help residents thrive in the

Impact Tech: Year in Review. Big challenges, falling costs, solutions at scale

Greetings, ImpactAlpha readers! Year in Review: Impact Tech Tech’s new new thing: positive impact. Let others track the bitcoin bubble. ImpactAlpha is mining for blockchain solutions for migrants and refugees. While they obsess over Big Tech’s election #fail, we’re tracking investments in civic tech that boost engagement and participation. At ImpactAlpha, we’re telling the next tech

Women Rising: Year in Review. Money moving, norms changing, more to come

Greetings, ImpactAlpha readers! Year in Review: Women Rising This year, #MeToo became the shorthand for a long-overdue reckoning with sexual assault and harassment. Next year, it is our hope that every #MeToo story is matched by examples of capital backing women-led and women-focused ventures, funds and investment products. That would move the needle on Sustainable Development

The Brief’s Big Ten: 2030 Finance, tax-cut casualties, investing in Detroit, Colorado and Virginia

Good Friday evening, ImpactAlpha readers! #Featured: The Brief’s Big Ten 1. Introducing 2030 Finance, where ImpactAlpha tracks the global shift of capital. The tagline for our new sub-site, 2030 Finance: “Investors meet the global goals.” That’s both a description, as more investors find the Sustainable Development Goals and the global climate agreement to be powerful drivers

Lessons in early-stage investing, entrepreneurs of color in Detroit, aim healthy, tax-bill hurt

Greetings, ImpactAlpha readers! #Featured: ImpactAlpha Original Ten lessons from a decade of early-stage impact investing. Sky Lance and his partners at SustainVC bet on a provocative investment thesis: Early-stage companies solving big problems that are overlooked by Silicon Valley investors could yield positive returns and high impact. In the decade since then, SustainVC has invested