Citi Impact Fund will cut checks of up to $10 million for companies addressing workforce development, financial inclusion, sustainable energy and water use, and high-impact infrastructure.
Delhi-based TechnifyBiz works with India’s farming cooperatives to boost the value of their products with basic sorting and processing, then connects farmers to buyers via an online marketplace.
San Francisco-based utility-scale solar developer is prepping a 4-gigawatt pipeline of projects in the U.S. with “solar tracking” equipment from Array Technologies.
The company says its ratings system is used by more than 450 corporations’ procurement teams representing $2.5 trillion in business spending.
Different approaches in different sectors, “all add up to the same thing, which is improving small business infrastructure,” the key to inclusive economic growth.
The New York-based startup closed its seed round, led by ECMC Foundation, to help educational institutions identify students at risk of dropping out for financial reasons and provide emergency assistance.
The Park City, Utah and Kansas City, Mo.-based investment firm raised $16.4 million to back entrepreneurs in overlooked regions of the U.S.