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

Catalyst Fund secures $4.3 million to accelerate digital commerce in Ghana

ImpactAlpha, October 22 – Catalyst Fund supports local fintech entrepreneurs to accelerate access to basic goods and services in emerging markets. A new program supported by Mastercard Foundation and Accra-based MEST will enable Catalyst Fund to dig deeper into economic inclusion by helping Ghana’s micro and small businesses adopt digital services, like electronic payments or

Lightship Capital invests in fashion brand Haute Hijab

ImpactAlpha, September 23 – Melanie Elturk founded Haute Hijab to serve hundreds of millions of Muslim women underserved by global clothing brands.  Backstage Capital, which invests in under-represented founders, was an early investor in the “modest fashion” company, which raised $2.3 million last year. Lightship Capital, with a similar investment focus, invested an undisclosed amount.

Agent of Impact: Dawn Sherman, Native American Natural Foods

ImpactAlpha, July 24 – Dawn Sherman says the buffalo is the perfect metaphor for what it’s like to be at the helm of a Native enterprise. “Buffalo face the storm. During any kind of winter storm, they face it and they walk into the storm, because they know that eventually they will walk out.” This