Intentionality and Community: Impact Investing With Jewish Values

The motivations and intentions of investors have long been part of the dialogue around meaningful investing. The generally accepted definition of impact investing requires intentionality as a prerequisite, even in investments that clearly have a positive impact. Judaism is widely acknowledged for regulating every aspect of human life, including food, shelter, sex, rest, etc. Can

ImpactAlpha’s #DealFlow 3.21.2016: Investments in Education and Financial Services for Low-Income Indians

This week in impact investing news: India is again a hotbed of impact investment activity, with new debt and equity capital targeted at education and financial services for low-income populations. Israel appears to be fertile ground for social impact bonds, with the latest effort aimed at diabetes prevention. And the Canadian impact investment hub MaRS

DealFlow: ImpactAlpha’s Weekly Roundup of Investments, Raises and Exits

What, where, when and how impact capital flowed this week...See more impact deals in ImpactAlpha’s DealFlow section. Send your dealflow news to info@dev.impactalpha.com. Latino small businesses get a boost. The Surdna Foundation is boosting its support for Latino small businesses with a $2 million program-related investment, along with grant support. The investment is intended to accelerate lending among Latino-led

Start-Up Israel: Tech Transfer to the Developing World

Israel is a global leader in entrepreneurship, with a total of 70 exits and IPOs worth $15 billion in 2014, according to PwC. Its innovative technologies — often developed due to a lack of natural resources such as water — are changing the game in agriculture, energy, healthcare and education. Impressive, but can Israeli innovation spread