Financial Technology and Social Impact: The New Social FinTech Sector

By |2021-06-04T10:30:53+00:00June 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When we think of traditional finance firms, we don’t usually associate them with social change. Banks and insurance companies are often portrayed as heartless, money-making machines. The fast-growing social FinTech sector, however, might help change […]

¿Qué es el FinTech Social?

By |2021-05-22T19:01:16+00:00May 20th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Al hablar de FinTech Social, es necesario distinguir entre las empresas sociales de facto y aquellas con políticas de responsabilidad social corporativa (RSE) sólidas.

Las empresas sociales son aquellas cuyo objetivo principal es resolver un problema […]

The Rise Fund by Texas Pacific Group

By |2021-05-13T09:52:22+00:00May 13th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Rise Fund, was founded in 2016 by the Texas Pacific Group (TPG) in partnership with Bono and Jeff Skoll, the growth investing platform […]

Aspiration FinTech- Donates 10% of every dollar it earns

By |2021-04-29T08:37:01+00:00April 29th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

“Leave your bank, change the world” is the slogan of Aspiration the online financial firm that donates 10% of every dollar it earns to charities helping struggling Americans build a better life.

Andrei Cherny has […]

Other Impact Measurement Methods

By |2021-03-17T10:20:05+00:00March 17th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As explained in our last article; “Measuring Impact Investing” the rise of Impact Investing, make Measurement fundamental to understanding the social or environmental impact that an investment may have. During this article we will […]

Impact Investment Overview – GSG Conference in Madrid with Sir Ronald Cohen

By |2021-02-24T12:36:04+00:00June 13th, 2019|

Global Steering Group (GSG) Background

The Global Steering Group for impact investment was previously known as the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce, which was a UK initiative created in 2013. The aim was to catalyse […]

Food for thought – Crop Insurance Gets a Makeover

By |2020-11-06T11:41:04+00:00December 11th, 2018|

Can blockchain technology be used to provide objective and affordable insurance to poor farmers?

Agriculture is well known for being a volatile industry; with both capricious economic and geographical climates posing multiple threats to today’s farmers, […]

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