Key ingredient in the blended-finance blend: revenues

  • "To put it bluntly, if you want investors, you have to present a revenue line," says Convergence's Joan Larrea.
 

With oceans in peril, investors find new ways to invest in the ‘blue economy’

ImpactAlpha, March 28 – The bad news about the oceans has finally started to generate some good news for investors looking for investments in the blue economy. A growing recognition that oceans are in crisis – from global warming and acidification to plastics pollution and depleted fisheries to “dead zones” caused by chemical runoff from agriculture

Bamboo Finance, Moeda and the government of Togo launch a tech-driven impact fund for tech-driven companies

Brazilian fintech Moeda has joined with the African nation of Togo to backstop a planned €100 million ($113 million) impact fund being raised by a Switzerland-based private-equity firm Bamboo. It’s all based on blockchain.