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[Video] Impact Investing Is Becoming Scalable

Before chairing the Leaders’ Investment Strategy panel at Fund Forum Berlin 2016, Liesbet Peeters, Managing Partner at D. Capital, gave her perspective on the opportunities and challenges for impact investment.

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The Impact of Private Investment in Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

The state of education is improving throughout sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): enrollment rates have risen significantly at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels. However, these improvements are not occurring fast enough. With more than 30 million primary and 90 million secondary … Continue reading

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Financing Cataract Solutions for the Developing World: Introducing the World’s First Development Impact Bond in the Eye Health Sector

By Olivia Iloetonma and Barbara Kong Winesi March has never seen his 18-month old grandson – he has only ever heard him cry. Prior to going blind from cataracts, Winesi was the breadwinner: his maize farm fed his family and … Continue reading

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Introducing DigitalSharingEconomy.com: Sharing Resources, Building Economies

Geeta is busy preparing a meal in the kitchen with her mom, Kamla. Tonight this New Delhi family will welcome guests from across the world and introduce them to local culinary specialties. They’ll be paid via an online platform, and … Continue reading

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A Crystal Ball for Global Development: What Will Happen in 2016?

This article was originally published on Huffington Post Impact. By Yana Watson Kakar, Madji Sock, and Shyam Sundaram True to hopes, 2015 was a landmark year for global development. Two decades of talks yielded an ambitious, universal agreement to fight climate … Continue reading

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Launch of Convergence: The World’s First Blended Finance Platform

Dalberg is thrilled to announce the launch of Convergence: the world’s first deal sourcing platform that helps public and private investors find and connect with each other for blended finance investments in emerging and frontier markets. Conceived under the World … Continue reading

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10 Global Health Trends from 2015 and What They Mean for the New Year

This article was originally published in NextBillion. By Erin Barringer and Vicky Hausman At Dalberg, we recently took the time to reflect on some of the most exciting moments in global health in 2015 and what’s to come in 2016. Last … Continue reading

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From Charity to Change: A Dynamic Approach to Building a Better World

by Joe Dougherty  On the first day of December, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan celebrated the birth of their daughter, by announcing their intention to direct 99% of their Facebook shares to a new philanthropic venture, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, … Continue reading

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The Global Opportunity in Online Outsourcing

By Manpreet Singh Global unemployment is expected to reach over 212 million by 2020. The unemployment crisis we face is complex, with lifelong ramifications that affect not only individuals – and especially youth – but also entire national economies. However, … Continue reading

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Q&A With Agora: Maximizing the Value of Charitable Giving

By Amanda Dawes Ibanez Each year, individuals in the US donate more than 300 billion dollars. Agora aims to maximize the impact of these funds. It was created to bring the transparency, rigor, and ease of for-profit investment platforms to … Continue reading

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