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.
Impact investors in Latin America are setting an example for how to structure creative impact finance, which is building the region’s pipeline of social impact investments and trickling into climate impact.
In a guest post on ImpactAlpha, Hewlett’s Marilyn Waite details the new partnership and makes the case that approach should be replicated by governments globally.
- Not enough money for promising ventures. Too much money flowing to a few companies. Both statements are true for impact-oriented small and growing businesses in emerging markets.