Round up of impact investing deal and fund news for Feb. 12, 2020.
Featured: Three questions for JP Morgan's new development finance institution
The company handles more than 300 tons of fresh fruit, vegetables and other products supplied by 40,000 of India's smallholder farmers daily.
More than half of Americans cite access to funding as the biggest barrier to starting a business; 83% of entrepreneurs start and grow their companies without venture capital or bank financing.
"As JP Morgnan's new institution develops its plans," writes CDC Group's Nick O’Donohoe, "it should push itself to go beyond its existing business and ask tough questions about what is eligible as a development finance institution transaction."
Less than 3 percent of global giving addresses global warming. Now the world's largest foundation will focus on the challenge.
Round up of impact investing deal and fund news for Feb. 11, 2020.