Democracy and Power

Voatz raises $7 million for safe mobile voting

ImpactAlpha, June 10 – Before the 2016 U.S. elections, President Obama noted the emergence of election tech, designed to create “safe, secure, smart systems for

Building the handworker economy

ImpactAlpha, November 15 – Work done with hands is the second-largest employer of women in developing economies. The “handworker economy” accounts for 300 million

Building peace through innovative finance

ImpactAlpha, May 1 – Durreen Shahnaz, founder of the Singapore-based Impact Investment Exchange (IIX), told the United Nations General Assembly, “If we can promote

Straight talk on global development

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh is on a mission — bring private-sector metrics and standards to the U.N.’s Social Impact Finance (UNSIF), a fund founded in 2016 to