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Inc.: How to Get People (Literally) Invested In Your Social Mission: 5 Steps
May
08
2017

Inc.: How to Get People (Literally) Invested In Your Social Mission: 5 Steps

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.

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Forbes: Investing For Impact: Recasting A Traditional Portfolio For Purpose & Profit
Jan
17
2017

Forbes: Investing For Impact: Recasting A Traditional Portfolio For Purpose & Profit

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. 

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The Case Foundation: 50 Impact Investing Influencers You Should Follow On Twitter
Dec
08
2016

The Case Foundation: 50 Impact Investing Influencers You Should Follow On Twitter

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.

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The Financial Times: How the Next Generation is Shaping a New Future with Old Money
Oct
20
2016

The Financial Times: How the Next Generation Is Shaping a New Future with Old Money

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.

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Washington Monthly: Building Affordable Housing
Oct
06
2016

Washington Monthly: Building Affordable Housing

Builders of Hope is a unique social venture which rehabs and relocates distressed properties to create affordable, environmentally friendly housing.

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Disrupt Africa: Why African Solar Is a Hotbed for Investment
Sep
01
2016

Disrupt Africa: Why African Solar Is a Hotbed for Investment

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.

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The Guardian: The Africans Buying Sunshine with Their Phones
Jul
28
2016

The Guardian: The Africans Buying Sunshine with Their Phones

Solar-powered electricity units are removing the need for dangerous kerosene lamps and allowing Africans to stay connected.

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GOGLA: Investor Q & A with Lauren Cochran, Blue Haven Initiative
Jul
27
2016

GOGLA: Investor Q & A with Lauren Cochran, Blue Haven Initiative

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.

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MarketWired: PRIME Coalition Announces New Energy Investments, Further Proves New Model for Philanthropic Investment
Jul
19
2016

MarketWired: PRIME Coalition Announces New Energy Investments, Further Proves New Model for Philanthropic Investment

Pioneering foundations and family offices invest in two early-stage energy ventures, both facilitated by PRIME.

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Bloomberg Brief: Special Report: Family Office
Jul
06
2016

Bloomberg Brief: Special Report: Family Office

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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