Rise Fund’s Impact Multiple of Money: A conversation with TPG’s Bill McGlashan

  • Largest impact investment fund... TPG Growth's Rise Fund quickly raised $2 billion from a Who’s Who of global billionaires and institutional investors, making it the largest impact investment fund to date.
  • On-stage conversation...Bill McGlashan, Rise Fund founder and CEO, sat down with ImpactAlpha's David Bank at an event hosted by the Commonwealth Club in Mill Valley, California.

The Impact Alpha, retirement plan for the gig economy, Hewlett’s sustainable banking push

  • The Impact Delta: Change is good for investors focused on environmental and social performance
  • A retirement plan for the gig economy?
  • Agents of Impact: Follow the Talent
  • Hewlett Foundation aims to activate retail banks for climate action
  • Wunder Capital raises $112 million to scale US commercial solar financing

Hewlett Foundation aims to activate retail banks for climate action

  • Walking the talk… “Our new work seeks to persuade banks to adopt sustainable banking practices. That will include our own banks,” Hewlett’s president, Larry Kramer, told ImpactAlpha.
  • Hewlett’s commercial bank… JPMorgan Chase considers itself a leader on climate action.

Gray Matters Capital launches accelerator for Indian edtech startups

  • Success looks like… Selected companies should target a user base of 1 million with at least 50% women, and offer an affordable product.
  • Supporting growth… Participating companies will each get up to $35,000 to support mentorship in user engagement and mobile product strategy.