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The Economist: On the Move
Apr
16
2016

The Economist: On the Move

Mobile and internet technology is transforming industries across the world, but Africa has more potential than most because the existing infrastructure falls so far short of people’s needs.

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The Impact: Early-Stage Impact Investing: A Primer for Families
Apr
01
2016

The Impact: Early-Stage Impact Investing: A Primer for Families

Early-stage impact investments can be a powerful tool for scaling businesses that are designed to make money and have measurable social impact.

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Forbes: Spotlight on Impact Investing: In Hollywood, Big Issues Can Mean Big Business
Mar
18
2016

Forbes: Spotlight on Impact Investing: In Hollywood, Big Issues Can Mean Big Business

In announcing the award for Best Documentary Short during the 88th Annual Academy Awards, comedian Louis CK uncorked the line of the night: “This Oscar is going home in a Honda Civic.”

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Knowledge@Wharton: How Impact Investing Can Change the World
Mar
17
2016

Knowledge@Wharton: How Impact Investing Can Change the World

WSII’s report, “Great Expectations: Mission Preservation and Financial Performance in Impact Investing,” aimed to debunk the expectation that impact investors must always sacrifice financial returns when seeking social returns.

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Knowledge@Wharton: Social Entrepreneurship: What's the Best Way to Make a Difference?
Jan
29
2016

Knowledge@Wharton: Social Entrepreneurship: What's the Best Way to Make a Difference?

Social entrepreneurship is on the rise. Sixty percent of all social enterprises today were founded only within the past eight years, according to Harvard Business Review.

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The ImPact: Liesel Pritzker Simmons
Jan
10
2016

The ImPact: Liesel Pritzker Simmons

Where I was spending my time and what I was particularly passionate about had nothing to do with how my wealth was invested.

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Chronicle of Philanthropy: 40 Under 40: Young Leaders Who Are Solving the Problems of Today -- and Tomorrow
Jan
05
2016

Chronicle of Philanthropy: 40 Under 40: Young Leaders Who Are Solving the Problems of Today — and Tomorrow

Philanthropy has long suffered the reputation, rightly or wrongly, that it is a stuffy, formal field of conservative approaches. No more.

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CBS News. 60 Minutes: The Future of Money
Nov
22
2015

CBS News. 60 Minutes: The Future of Money

A “mobile money” revolution has swept Kenya, where people can send and receive money on their cell phones. It’s improved commerce and brought basic necessities to poorer areas.

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PR Newswire: Elevar Equity Closes Third Venture Fund Focused on High-Impact Businesses
Nov
11
2015

PR Newswire: Elevar Equity Closes Third Venture Fund Focused on High-Impact Businesses

Blue Haven took part in investing in the EE III, Elevar Equity’s third venture capital fund. Through this fund our goal is to make a collective impact with other investors on several key areas including education, housing and healthcare, and providing financial services to low-income communities in India and Latin America.

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Business Daily Africa: Social Entrepreneur Offers Low-Income Earners Their Own Homes
May
04
2015

Business Daily Africa: Social Entrepreneur Offers Low-Income Earners Their Own Homes

“Karibu Homes provides hard working Kenyan families affordable, well-constructed homes in thriving communities – a fundamental human need – and opens up home ownership to low-income families who have so far been excluded from this opportunity,” Irfan Keshavjee says.

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