Impact investing seeks to fill the gap between philanthropic donations and what governments in developing countries can spend on projects to improve the lives of their people. This is the position...more
Investors in India are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into new multilingual technology platforms that are designed to give rural populations an entry point into internet usage. The Omidyar...more
An article focuses on a lecture given by Dr. Wendy Luhabe of South Africa at North-West University. Dr. Luhabe is an entrepreneur who focuses on the empowerment of women. The lecture is discussing...more
Young people from around Nigeria are entering a pitch competition in hopes of winning start-up funding from N-Power, a program paid for by the federal government.
The top five of this competition...more
Despite $60 billion dollars going toward philanthropic causes each year, no philanthropist can identify a problem they have actually solved. While hungry people may be fed, and homeless people may be...more
According to a story in Impact Alpha, one in four working-age individuals in Peru was involved in an early-stage company last year. A growing number Peruvian startups are using innovation to drive...more
Few healthcare organizations are investing in social determinants of health technology, and while an uptick is expected, the market will remain relatively weak until providers find the best way to...more
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in June 2018 said the Federal Government would establish six innovation hubs in the country.
Osinbajo made the disclosure at the launching of the North East Humanitarian...more