Making Markets Work for the Poor: How the Gates Foundation Uses Program-Related Investments

A new kind of strategic investor is sniffing around promising startups and innovative entrepreneurs. These strategists are not corporate suits seeking a competitive edge. They are officers of private foundations looking for scientific breakthroughs on neglected diseases, technologies that can be steered toward disadvantaged populations and financing models that harness the power of markets for … Continue reading Making Markets Work for the Poor: How the Gates Foundation Uses Program-Related Investments