Too much of a good thing in Kenya?

A new report on “The State of Social Impact Investing in Kenya” suggests that a growing number of impact investors, many of them

ImpactUs marketplace suspends operations

The online impact broker-dealer, which launched last year with backing from the Ford, Kellogg and MacArthur foundations and others, went offline just before

Exits, with impact

A new report from the Global Impact Investing Network offers guidance for those who want to make sure their investments keep having an

Doing impact deals Down Under

Australia this year has been aggressively building up its impact-investing infrastructure, an effort championed by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Now a group of

Families wrangle with impact investing

“We are on the verge of a Golden Age in impact investing,” said Josh Mailman, founder of Serious Change. Mailman, a longtime impact

Nudges for good

“Nudges” are small changes designed to have a big impact on individual behavior. Richard H. Thaler, a behavioral economist won this year’s Nobel

Takeaways from Wednesday at SOCAP

Hello ImpactAlpha readers and welcome to a SOCAP special edition. A few highlights from Wednesday at SOCAP: “SOCAP is the flea market of impact

People on the move

Rich Mauro is director of capital markets at Wunder Capital, a solar fund manager in in Boulder, Co. Mauro previously was a VP

Startup Oasis seeds six Indian startups

The Jaipur-based incubator is backing the ventures with 17 million rupees ($260,000) through its “Invent” program. Recipients are committed to developing technologies and services

‘Impact apologetics’ to the back

Those that say impact investing isn’t financially viable are running out of excuses, says Tim Freundlich of ImpactAssets. The nonprofit financial services firm,

Meet Purpose Capital’s new CEO, Upkar Arora

Purpose Capital has recruited Upkar Arora as its new CEO. Toronto-based Purpose Capital works with U.S. and Canadian investors to develop impact investing strategies.