It has become apparent that startups and venture capitalists have not factored in a key asset in any company’s growth, talent and culture.
Twiga’s goal is simple: source produce from farmers at above market prices and deliver it to retailers at below market prices.
Money is not enough for impact businesses to succeed; they desperately need an answer to their human capital challenges to unlock their world-changing potential.
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.
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