‘Neighborhood investment company’ helps Los Angeles residents buy back the block

  • The Echo Park Neighborhood REIT will be structured as a public-benefit corporation and managed for the long term health of the community. Individuals will be able to invest as little as $100 and own a share of the income produced by the real estate portfolio as well as its underlying value.

Catalyzing finance for climate action in India: A Q&A with Tata Trusts’ Shloka Nath

  • By not fully addressing climate change, India’s financial markets are missing an opportunity to become a centre for the greatest risk management system the planet has ever known, says Tata Trusts' Shloka Nath.

As unicorns stumble, investors warm to revenue-based financing for ‘zebras’ and ‘Clydesdales’

  • An increasing number of investors are doing deals in the expectation of getting paid back perhaps three times their capital, from revenues generated by real customers, rather than waiting for the proverbial 10X payout from a skyhigh IPO or acquisition based on fantasies of endless growth. 

Sankalp Global Summit keys in on entrepreneurial solutions to the Global Goals

  • Now in its 11th year, the global forum from Intellecap, the advisory arm of the Aavishkaar Group, brings one of the world’s largest spotlights to entrepreneurs and enterprises serving lower income segments and emerging middle classes across Asia and Africa.  

Japanese pension fund pushes asset managers to get tougher on sustainability

  • Institutional investors of GPIF’s size can’t escape market downtowns as they, effectively, “own the market.” That makes them “universal owners” and, in Mizuno’s view, responsible for systemic risks to the market.