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Refugee Investment Network Builds Connections to Capital

The Refugee Investment Network sees a link between the resiliency required to start a business and the resiliency required to flee a...

Refugee Entrepreneurs Face a Different Kind of Survival

Refugee entrepreneurs may not be eligible for government-backed business supports. The Refugee Investment Network has spent the last year connecting these entrepreneurs with...

The Week Ahead: Facebook Boycott Pressures Execs

The #StopHateForProfit campaign quickly picked up steam after the boycott began July 1, landing support from Coca-Cola, Unilever, Verizon, Sony, Ford and...

Early #SocEntFriday: Equity Crowdfunding Platforms to Watch

Equity crowdfunding’s expansion yields dozens of sites where entrepreneurs can sell securities in their pre-seed or seed-stage companies to retail investors, sometimes...

The Name Is Bond…(Insert Impact Term Here) Bond

We have corona-bonds, virus-control bonds, impact bonds, green bonds and, now, “transition” bonds. Have we reached “peak bond”? This...

How Are Impact Investors Reimagining the Annual Conference?

Impact investing is a truly global sector, with regional variances in ecosystems, regulations, and community needs, so it does make sense for...

Reimagining the Impact Investing Gathering for a Locked-Down Era

Global impact investing events have rapidly transitioned to virtual ones in response to COVID-19. These events have often been exclusive in an...

The Week Ahead: What Will 2Q Numbers Teach Us?

The economic rollercoaster ride is clearly not over, especially as some states pause or rollback their reopening plans. But the economic data...

#SocEntFriday: LGBTQ+ Founders and Funders

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Can A Hedge Fund Create Long-Term Impact?

Jeff Ubben is leaving his $16 billion hedge fund ValueAct Capital to launch a...

Why Impact Investing Needs Intersectional Women’s Leadership

Metrics for gender lens investing need to incorporate an intersectional lens. Data on the number of women in leadership roles does not...

Can We Make Impact Activists Part of Impact Measurement?

Impact investing needs a standard way to quantify impact that reflects activist concernsImpact washing is a huge risk as the market continues...

What Next (Part 2)? More Black Business Leaders Share Thoughts on...

George Floyd's death while being arrested by Minneapolis police sparked a range of reactions from peaceful protests to property destruction, from individual...

Carbon Offsets Turn to E-Commerce With Travel Down

Companies are offering consumers carbon offsets for e-commerce, which has increased during the pandemicHow companies green their supply chains and use carbon...

What Next? Black Business Leaders Share Thoughts on America in Wake...

George Floyd's death while being arrested by Minneapolis police sparked a range of reactions from peaceful protests to property destruction, from individual...

Pivoting In a Pandemic

Social enterprise founders are making changes in the wake of the pandemicA more nimble approach sets companies up for future successBusinesses everywhere...

Social Enterprises Fight ‘Period Poverty’ Amid Pandemic

Lockdowns and quarantines have limited access to period products, especially in emerging marketsSocial enterprises are finding creative ways to distribute products and...

Meet the Impact Investing Networks Responding to the Pandemic

Three networks have formed to coordinate responses to the pandemic from impact investorsCoordinating to share vital information and best practices helps the...

Instant Karma: How Fintech Is Revolutionizing Mutual Aid

Fintech is enabling mutual aid at a new and exciting scaleFintech for financial inclusion is uniquely positioned to help connect SMEs to...

Can Impact Investing Build a More Diverse Orchestra?

Maybe the answer to the long-standing lack of diversity among fund managers is as simple as adopting the blind audition process of...

Five Ways to Use Venture Capital in the COVID-19 Era

“Venture capital” brings to mind Silicon Valley and the Scrooge McDuck piles of money created by the lucky few who made early...
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