Small logo Subscribe to leading news on impact investing. Learn More
The Brief Originals Dealflow Signals The Impact Alpha Impact Voices Podcasts Agents of Impact Open
What's Next Capital on the Frontier Measure Better Investing in Racial Equity Beyond Trade-offs Impact en las Americas New Revivalists
Local and Inclusive Climate Finance Catalytic Capital Frontier Finance Best Practices Geographies
Slack Agent of Impact Calls Events Contribute
The Archive ImpactSpace The Accelerator Selection Tool Network Map
About Us FAQ Calendar Pricing and Payment Policy Privacy Policy Terms of Service Agreement Contact Us
Locavesting Entrepreneurship Gender Smart Return on Inclusion Good Jobs Creative economy Opportunity Zones Investing in place Housing New Schooled Well Being People on the Move Faith and investing Inclusive Fintech
Clean Energy Farmer Finance Soil Wealth Conservation Finance Financing Fish
Innovative Finance
Personal Finance Impact Management
Africa Asia Europe Latin America Middle East Oceania/Australia China Canada India United Kingdom United States
Subscribe
Features
Series
Themes
Community
Data
Subscribe Log In
More

In Latin America, tech is driving impact and impact is driving tech

Can impact investing in countries like Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Argentina and Brazil fight inequality and boost social outcomes, perhaps even more systemically than traditional development efforts? Investments in health, education, agriculture, energy and other high-impact sectors are pathways to the region’s next growth market: the emerging middle class. The bulk of the 565

Pin the tail on the billion-dollar impact investing funds

(Editor’s note: The half-dozen impact investment firms on the new ImpactAssets 50 list that manage more than $1 billion are (drumroll…) Kairos Investment Management Co., North Sky Capital, Bridges Fund Management, Leapfrog Investments, Finance in Motion and Enterprise Community Partners. Thanks to Calvert Impact Capital’s Beth Bafford for a good try!) When ImpactAssets started collecting its

Navajo entrepreneurship, Ontario startups, new ImpactAssets 50, restoration investment landscape

Greetings, ImpactAlpha readers! #Featured: New Revivalists Heather Fleming: Bringing global social innovation home to the Navajo Nation. Economic development on tribal lands has long meant mostly casinos and coals mines. Heather Fleming, founder of Change Labs, want to change that to social entrepreneurship and the digital economy. A native of Tuba City, population 8,611 and

Heather Fleming: Bringing global social innovation home to the Navajo Nation

New Revivalists is a series from ImpactAlpha and Village Capital profiling the people, places and policies reviving entrepreneurship — and the American Dream. New Revivalist: Heather Fleming, CEO of Catapult DesignPlace: The Navajo Nation, U.S. SouthwestMission: Change Labs, led by Catapult, is accelerating entrepreneurship as a path to economic development and poverty alleviation on the Navajo NationFollow: @heatherfleming

The Brief’s Big Nine: Lessons from New Revivalists, Abraaj’s Naqvi steps back, financial…

Greetings, ImpactAlpha readers! Lessons in how building companies can create pathways to prosperity.When you meet and talk with dozens of leaders working to revive entrepreneurship in cities and towns across the U.S., you’ll find some common threads. Over the last few weeks, ImpactAlpha has featured a series of profiles of these “New Revivalists,” in collaboration

New Revivalists are using these six strategies to revive entrepreneurship and the American Dream

With David Bank When you meet and and talk with dozens of leaders working to revive entrepreneurship in cities and towns across the U.S., you’ll find some common threads. Over the last few weeks, ImpactAlpha has featured a series of profiles of these “New Revivalists,” in collaboration with the venture capital firm Village Capital. Among the takeaways:

Open Road Alliance expands working-capital loan fund for social-sector organizations

Open Road Ventures, the expanded fund from the Open Road Alliance, is designed to fill a very specific need faced by social organizations: one-time cash crunches. “It’s an impact arbitrage opportunity,” Caroline Bressan, Open Road’s director of social investments, Bressan told ImpactAlpha in an earlier interview. Open Road, founded and backed by philanthropist Laurie Michaels,