ImpactAlpha provides business reporting in the area of impact investing. ImpactSpace is an open data platform providing information for the impact investing marketplace. It’s easy to see why people compare these two platforms to TechCrunch and CrunchBase. The goal is to grow the impact investing space. ImpactSpace first came to my attention when NextBillion (Episode 54) announced a media partnership (announcement here). ImpactSpace is quickly becoming the standard profile source for thousands of companies and investors. There you can find the profiles of over 6,000 impact companies, more than 2,000 impact investors and more than 3,000 impact deals. Zuleyma Bebell began her university career thinking that she was going to…Read More
Impact investing seeks to make a positive impact by investing in social enterprises and startups.
You are a conscious consumer. You buy local, authentic and fair-trade goods. You use your dollars to try to create the kind of world you want to live in. But what about where you bank or how you invest? Here’s the truth: If you have assets, including a savings or checking account, your assets are having an impact. The only question is, are you being conscious of the kind of impact your assets are having? You’ve probably heard about impact investing, but you have questions. What exactly is impact investing? (It’s thinking about the social and environmental impact that your assets are having) To make an impact, do I have to…Read More