The Berlin-based company makes small indoor vertical farms for herbs and vegetables that it sells directly to grocery stores, allowing shoppers to pick their own produce in the store. Infarm’s team wants to see its technology eliminate waste in the produce supply chain, TechCrunch reports. Demand for locally-grown food is on the rise, both to bolster
Greetings, ImpactAlpha readers! #Featured: The New Revivalists Transforming coal country, one social enterprise at a time. Green-collar construction, agriculture, solar, arts and environmental rehabilitation. This isn’t Berkeley. It’s West Virginia — Brandon Dennison’s West Virginia. Dennison was born and raised in West Virginia’s coal country. He’s seen what happens to communities that depend on a single sector
Impact Voices SOCAP365 hits the road to dig up local insights from long-time impact investors Michael Brown of Seattle Foundation and Lindsay Smalling of SOCAP Group discuss the power of philanthropy. Impact Voices is an occasional series sharing the opinions of impact investing practitioners and leaders with ImpactAlpha readers. The views expressed in Impact Voices
Impact Voices is an occasional series sharing the opinions of impact investing practitioners and leaders with ImpactAlpha readers. The views expressed in Impact Voices are the writers’ own, not ImpactAlpha’s. Around the world, countries are thinking about how to extend financial services to their citizens who still can’t access bank accounts, payment services, credit, or
New Revivalists is a series from ImpactAlpha and Village Capital profiling the people, places and policies reviving entrepreneurship — and the American Dream. New Revivalist: Brandon Dennison, co-founder and executive director, Coalfield Development Corporation.Place: Wayne, West Virginia.Mission: Coalfield Corp. is building sustainable enterprises for Appalachia’s post-coal economy and preparing workers with steady work, education and mentorship.Follow: Coalfield Development
Greetings, ImpactAlpha readers! #Featured: ImpactAlpha original What we know about Abraaj’s $1 billion health fund and its dispute with the Gates Foundation and other investors. If Davos was the party, then the simmering dispute between the private equity investor Abraaj Group and some of its limited partners, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is
- Arif Naqvi... is suddenly playing defense while building 21st-century health networks for megacities of the global South.
- ImpactAlpha is continuing to track... the fallout from the dispute over the Abraaj Group’s finances. Among the developments since this story on the health fund and the original dispute...