The question impact investors will ask one another in the years to come is: “What did you do when Covid-19 pandemic erupted?”
In the years we have spent in early-stage equity investing, often backing raw startups and paper plans, our decision to go with a venture accounts for all the usual suspects, like customer insights, market trends and entrepreneur quality. An additional factor that is not spoken of as much is time horizon. While near term perspectives
As part of ImpactAlpha’s What Next series with the Global Impact Investing Network, we put out a call for ideas to shift investor behavior and drive systemic changes in finance.
To kick off ImpactAlpha’s “capital on the frontier” partnership with the Collaborative for Frontier Finance and the Visa Foundation, early capital providers in Senegal, Kenya and Pakistan joined Agents of Impact Call No. 12 to explore ways to bridge the small business capital gap in emerging and frontier markets.
Part two of the responses to our call for ways to shift investor mindsets and behavior and drive systemic changes.