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1 02, 2017

Impact Investing as a Tool to Improve Education

“Impact funds are playing a huge role in solving some of the country’s education obstacles, providing tangible results and having a positive impact on society as a whole, while still yielding attractive returns for investors. It is through cooperation initiatives of this kind that we will be able to start seeing the light at the [...]

2 01, 2017

NEWS AND UPDATES FROM THE ISRAELI IMPACT MARKET – JANUARY 2017

First of all, Happy New Years! December went by too fast and some how it's already January. As always we compiled the many developments that the world of Impact Investing saw in the last month: Our new Company Builder, Future, will be starting up in the coming months; a few impressive Israeli funds have been doing [...]

2 01, 2017

Vital Capital: An Impact Fund with a Vision

Vital Capital is a $350 million private equity fund that invests in opportunities that simultaneously enhance the quality of life of communities in rapidly developing nations, primarily in Sub-Saharan Africa, while also delivering attractive financial returns for investors. The fund aims to support the development of thriving urban and rural communities by providing investment opportunities [...]

2 01, 2017

A Path Towards Affordable Housing

  In cities all over the world, the lack of quality, affordable housing is pushing the most vulnerable people further away from the benefits of urban proximity. Cities, at their best, promote economic and social mobility; Their density encourages collaboration and innovation; Their connectivity increases environmental sustainability and has potential to benefit its residents’ health.Yet, [...]

1 12, 2016

NEWS AND UPDATES FROM THE ISRAELI IMPACT MARKET – NOVEMBER 2016

We know November was a crazy month. Luckily, the world of Impact Investing had some interesting developments to keep you distracted: A few Israeli startups cementing Israel as a Fin Tech hub, a report that claims India's impact investing market could reach up to $8 billion in capital, an article discussing the unbanked and how [...]

30 11, 2016

FinTech’s Untapped Market – The Unbanked and Underbanked

A 2009 report from McKinsey and Company estimates that 2.5 billion adults are "unbanked" - do not use formal banking services to save or borrow money. This staggering number, nearly half the world’s adult population, greatly exceeds comprehension. A vast majority, about 2.2 billion people, resides in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. [...]

1 11, 2016

NEWS AND UPDATES FROM THE ISRAELI IMPACT MARKET – OCTOBER 2016

October went by too fast! Check out what we have in store for you this month: A glimpse at the CleanTech Open and its finalists, learning more about Impact Investing's connection with Cleantech, an interview with the CEO of Capital Nature, and some exciting new developments and opportunities in the local and global arena! Enjoy! [...]

31 10, 2016

The World Needs More Cleantech Businesses: Impact Investing Can Help.

  While CSR reporting makes steps towards reducing our negative environmental impact, Impact Investing reaches beyond the process of mitigating damage; it amplifies the processing power of entrepreneurs and businesses to create beneficial solutions for the environment. Cleantech is the industry we need to generate solutions for negative environmental impact. The broad range of potential [...]

30 10, 2016

Interview with Avi Feldman – CEO of Capital Nature

We had the pleasure of speaking with Avi Feldman, CEO of Capital Nature, about Cleantech investing and future trends within the industry. Mr. Feldman has extensive experience in early stage Cleantech investments, in managing and funding programs in the public sector, and vast experience in leadership of entrepreneurship and startup projects. Enjoy and remember to [...]

30 09, 2016

NEWS AND UPDATES FROM THE ISRAELI IMPACT MARKET – SEPTEMBER 2016

Here's what we have for you in September's Newsletter: A look at AgriVest2016 and its winners, an AgTech company making a huge impact on farmers worldwide, a guest post from SocialTechLab, and of course all the highlights from the local and global arena! Enjoy… The mobile version may be found here!   Welcome to the Impact Market [...]