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Time to “Prove It”; Impact Investors in Amsterdam Challenged to Speak...

Key Takeaway: Panelists at the Global Impact Investing Network Investor Forum in...

The Fight for Truth: Why Education Crisis Is a Bigger Threat...

At this point in American political history, many of us have become inured to misinformation and proliferation of fake news.

Uber Faces Another Ethical and Financial Challenge With Contractor Fight

Uber has been fighting for years to keep its 3.9 million drivers classified as independent contractors, which means they are in business...

Facebook News Push Takes New Turn, Highlighting Importance of News, Advertising

Social networks encroaching on news organizations’ turf took another turn this week when Facebook announced its latest effort -- hiring a squad...

Bryan Walsh Talks Climate Change Threats, Latest Book

Climate change. Nuclear war. Asteroid Collision. Supervolcanoes.  For TIME Magazine’s former Senior Writer, Bryan Walsh, these are among the...

How Millennials’ Values Are Already Impacting Investing Around the World

This content is brought to you in partnership with Savvy Investor Two significant shifts are reshaping the private funds...

Instagrammable “Experiums” Connect People with Brands, Social Media — Not Each...

It’s been three years since Museum of Ice Cream -- what might be considered the case study for pop-up Instagram havens --...

Move Over Facebook — Twitter Also Fumbles in Safeguarding User Privacy

Facebook isn’t the only social network to have blundered with users’ privacy.  Twitter is the latest member of the...

Slavery, Child Labor Poison Supply Chains Despite Years of Effort

Slavery in its modern forms like forced labor and debt servitude persist despite efforts to stamp them out. Despite a ban by...

China Censorship Crushes Small Developers; Some Smell Opportunity

Chinese government meddling on the Web, including censorship on the mammoth WeChat social network, is boosting anxiety among game developers and smaller...

Meditation’s Music Play: Who Will Succeed in Bringing Mindfulness to Mainstream?

Jack Dorsey, the founder of the loudest and at times the most rambunctious of social media giants Twitter, spent his birthday on...

ESG and Impact Strategies May Be Resilient, but Only a Recession...

Studies show that Environmental, Social and Governance investments as more resilient than other strategies and that companies with high ESG ratings tend...

Disrupting Trade Finance with Blockchain: Huge Potential But Little Real Progress

In this age of advanced technology, the $10 trillion global trade finance industry hasn’t embraced innovation, instead maintaining its dependence on paper-based...

Medium Still Searching To Fix the Internet — and Itself

When Billionaire Ev Williams founded Medium.com in 2012, he thought it would help him fulfill his self-appointed mission to “fix” the Internet...

Music Modernization Act Brings a Level of Fairness to the Industry...

Last week, Taylor Swift’s master recordings were sold to music entrepreneur Scooter Braun, reigniting uproar surrounding artists’ rights in the age of...

A Battle Is Brewing Over Proxy Advisors, and ESG May Lose...

Social impact investors appear to be losing a battle with advocates of curbing the influence of ESG data on corporate decision-making, a...

YouTube’s Kid Issue Isn’t Just a YouTube Problem — It’s the...

YouTube is in the hot seat again for child safety shortcomings. Last week, The Washington Post revealed that YouTube...

‘It’s not enough to say a thing.’ Simon Kelly on Impact...

Impact investment funds and ESG strategists often struggle to distinguish between good intentions and good marketing. It’s not a new idea: tobacco...

CareAngel: Addressing the Access Gap in Healthcare

With chronic care – conditions like diabetes, COPD, cancer, hypertension and others – soaking up ever more healthcare resources, providers and insurers...

OnSite Looks to Disrupt Medical-Waste Market By Staying On Site

OnSite Waste Technologies says the high costs and inefficiencies of medical waste disposal services makes the industry ripe for disruption. Just earlier...

How Babylon Health is Improving Rwandan Health

KEY TAKEAWAYS Digital health startups are flocking to Africa to pick up the slack of its typically underserved and overworked health system. One player...

Power to the Permian: How Shale Boom Is Fueling Solar Market

Existing electricity infrastructure, which is not sufficient to meet the growing demand from the industry’s aging equipment scattered in remote locations, and...

Apple News+ Dilemma Stalking Big Media: Matt Lindsay

It’s been nearly two months since Apple launched its $9.99 a month Apple News+, but the debate over its offering to media...

Two Women at Rice University Are Shaking Up Academia with Entrepreneur...

Perspectives: Opinions from our network of advisors, investors, operators and analysts on the risks and opportunities they see. Despite the growing importance of the startup...

The Power of Toddlers: Why Streaming Giants Need to Take Kids’...

Perspectives: Opinions from our network of advisors, investors, operators and analysts on the risks and opportunities they see. Netflix has made only four acquisitions in...

Why Water Management Will Remain a Growing Sector in Sustainable Investment

Perspectives: Opinions from our network of advisors, investors, operators and analysts on the risks and opportunities they see. Eliecer Palacios is the head of North America...

Why Consolidation Could Ruin Hulu and Other Streaming Services

Perspectives: Opinions from our network of advisors, investors, operators and analysts on the risks and opportunities they see. The tongue-in-cheek tagline of Hulu’s first national...

Frank Barbieri: “Ad buyers in general are dying to buy something...

Perspectives: Opinions from our network of advisors, investors, operators and analysts on the risks and opportunities they see. When Sizmek filed Chapter 11 in late...

Rhonda Carnoil: “If you’re using open source, you need to track...

Perspectives: Opinions from our network of advisors, investors, operators and analysts on the risks and opportunities they see. Just as journalists once viewed the internet...

Merrill Brown: Ads Won’t Save Media Companies, But They’re Still Part...

Perspectives: Opinions from our network of advisors, investors, operators and analysts on the risks and opportunities they see. The cannibalization of journalism and digital media...
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