The opportunity to get funded by impact investors has never been better. Here is some advice for tapping the growing pool of investors like us who consider impact in our venture portfolio.
The prospect is as exhilarating as it is daunting: As much as $30 trillion is expected to pass from baby boomers to their heirs in North America over the next three or four decades, according to a report from Accenture.
As 2016 comes to an end, we want to give a shout-out to 50 influencers in the Impact Investing space—investors, intermediaries, researchers, and engaged thought leaders—who continue to share their vision about the evolution of Impact Investing and who you should be following on Twitter.
There is a capital P in The ImPact. The P is what happened when some of the youngest members of some of the richest families in America got together and decided that the philanthropy of their parents and grandparents fell far short of the good they could be doing in the world.
African solar startups are solving a serious problem, namely the continent’s major lack of power. Combine this with the evolution of innovative business models, and you have a sector that is proving seriously popular with investors.
Solar-powered electricity units are removing the need for dangerous kerosene lamps and allowing Africans to stay connected.
Ahead of Unlocking Solar Capital Africa this November 1-2, GOGLA talks to Lauren about Blue Haven Initiative’s involvement in the off-grid space.
Pioneering foundations and family offices invest in two early-stage energy ventures, both facilitated by PRIME.
Lauren Cochran scouts for deals in Africa as director of private investments for Blue Haven Initiative. Cochran spoke to Margaret Collins of Bloomberg Briefs about how she finds emerging companies on the world’s second-biggest continent.
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