Over the past seven years, our venture funds have invested in more than 60 early- and growth-stage startups in emerging markets (ex. China). Many are thriving, some are challenged but still growing, and some are just hanging on. None have Softbank-level funding, yet. That means that the impending shock to the business climate of emerging
Since the 1980’s, Chicago investors have made at least $10 billion in impact investments.
ImpactAlpha, March 11 – Africa’s healthcare systems are wrought with inefficiencies. The startup Field Intelligence is addressing the availability of pharmaceuticals with software that helps pharmacies forecast, manage and finance drug orders. The four-year-old company has raised $3.6 million in its first round of outside capital. Leading the round was Blue Haven Initiative, the family
Khazna is offers mobile and online bank accounts and salary advances to Egypt's 20 million underbanked.
As an early mover in the Dutch impact ecosystem, Social Impact Ventures is raising a €60 million second fund and plans to play an even bigger role in bridging the early-stage impact capital gap.
Omnivore invested in the India-based company’s $6 million funding round alongside LGT Lightstone Aspada.
“Impact loans are an under-explored way of supporting the arts and cultural sectors,” said Nesta’s Francesca Sanderson.