- CNote launched in 2017 to democratize impact investing through a high-yield savings account that facilitates lending to small businesses and underserved communities
- WE Venture is New York City’s first venture capital consortium to focus on under-represented tech founders
- Grameen America, the U.S. affiliate of Muhammad Yunus’ Grameen Bank, has disbursed $1.08 billion since 2008 in short-term loans to 113,000 women in 14 U.S. cities
- Too few women in investment decision-making hurts private-equity and venture-capital returns
ImpactAlpha, March 18 – The Bay Area-based community foundation is moving $50 million into investments that are aligned with its mission to building inclusive prosperity and racial equity in and around San Francisco. The commitment represents 6.3% of its $800 million endowment. The San Francisco Foundation is among the 17% of foundations in the U.S. that are
- The venture capital firm for founders who identify as a woman, person of color, and/or LGBTQ will invest $100,000, and provide mentorship, investor intros and financial guidance each of the Detroit, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and London-based companies, in exchange for a 5% stake.
- For International Women’s Day 2019, we looked back through ImpactAlpha’s own deal coverage over the past year to see whether impact investors have gotten the message