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Technology & Design

Taking Mobile Money to the Next Level

For mobile money services to evolve, providers need to support all the activities that go on before, during, and after customers make payments.

By Ignacio Mas | May. 6, 2014
 

Urban Development

What Makes a “World-Class” City?

Planners must shift their attention to the informal economy that is the invisible engine of true urban greatness.

 

Philanthropy

Inventing and Reinventing a Philanthropy Model in India

Deval Sanghavi, head of the venture philanthropy fund Dasra, describes his work testing and building new platforms for giving in India.

By Alison Powell & Roger Thompson | 6 | Nov. 22, 2013
 

Human Rights

Blurred Images, Better Futures

By Suzie Boss | Nov. 20, 2013
 

Microfinance

Mapping Word of Mouth

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Nov. 20, 2013
 

Foundations

Don’t Dig a Deep Hole, Then Leave

Philanthropy lessons from India—Padmini Somani, head of two different foundations, talks about following the data and staying the course.

 

Impact Investing

The Builder’s Mindset

Part 3 of 3: Bring talent to solve underserved market inefficiencies, not just intention.

By Bo Hopkins & Vishal Vasishth | Oct. 1, 2013
 

Impact Investing

Accept Market Risk, Manage Operating Risk

Part 2 of 3: Leverage mainstream market growth to support impact investments.

By Bo Hopkins and Vishal Vasishth | 1 | Sep. 16, 2013
 

Global Issues

The Solution Revolution

By William D. Eggers & Paul Macmillan | 1 | Sep. 13, 2013
 

Impact Investing

Design for Purpose, Execute for Profit

Part 1 of 3: The genesis of Song Investment Advisors and its governing theory.

By Bo Hopkins & Vishal Vasishth | Sep. 3, 2013