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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- Rather than viewing climate change as a threat, Africa’s investors should view it through the prism of opportunity, Michelle Kathryn Essomé, CEO of the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.
Both companies are part of a hot “alternative protein” market promising to deliver more sustainable, cruelty-free proteins to feed a growing planet.
- John O’Shaughnessy walked away from his first Social Capital Markets, or SOCAP, conference with a sense of shared values with impact investors in attendance. "This was our community, faith-based or not,” he told ImpactAlpha. "It didn’t, quite frankly, matter.”