- Philanthropy must deploy less co-investing strategies and be more willing to take lead, early, junior and gap-filling positions that draw in more capital to solutions that matter, says David Lynn of Mission Driven Finance.
- The biggest barriers to growth: a lack of investable deals and the need for more evidence of social and financial performance.
Thimble offers job-by-job liability insurance for the 36% of the U.S. workforce that works contractually.
The Gurgaon and Seoul-based startup offers utility payments, small loans and insurance products, like “mosquito insurance,” to India's prepaid mobile phone users.
- Scaling impact investing with integrity requires, well, integrity. The International Finance Corp. has a plan for that.
The Boston-based venture capital firm will use its first fund to scale up its investment capabilities and build the clean energy pipeline for later-stage investors.
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