KKR is using its Global Impact fund to invest in nutrient monitoring, management and removal services for U.S. wastewater treatment facilities, in partnership with XPV Water Partners, a consulting and investment firm.
Indonesia's lack of access to finance, coupled with deep mobile penetration, is driving the popularity of alternative credit and lending products, like FinAccel’s Kredivo.
- The venture firm is the latest to seek an edge by backing entrepreneurs often overlooked by traditional venture capital.
Singapore’s Impact Investment Exchange helped ATEC raise the equity financing, which was led by French energy company ENGIE's impact fund.
- It took four years for Dolma Impact Fund to raise its first fund in Nepal, and only took two years to achieve its first exit.
Copenhagen-based Unconventional Ventures raised a €125,000 micro-fund invest in startups led by female, LGBTQ, immigrant and founders of color.
USAID will repay the U.K.-based philanthropy if the four-year project is successful in eliminating open defecation in rural villages.