Global Envision: exploring market-driven solutions to poverty
Many social enterprises exist to improve the lives of the poor, but if your business requires an endless supply of poor people, it might be time to rethink your strategy.
By 2020, over 1 billion people in poor countries will be covered under microinsurance.
You’re an entrepreneur with an innovative, potentially life-changing product. Next step: Expand and reach your target population. Easier said than done.
Filipino rice farmers will soon pad their mobile wallets with more than just mobile money: they'll get on-demand farming advice, too.
Social entrepreneurs don’t just need lots of investors and a jazzy business plan. They also need to invest in their workers.
Experts in impact investing are getting together on NextBillion to talk about what impact investment funds can do better to help early-stage startups get off the ground.
A unique “bundled” mobile service is changing the way smallholder farmers conduct business.
Three billion people--half the world's population--need a safer way to cook.
Africans are celebrating levels of economic growth and political stability that were unthinkable just 10 years ago, but without the appropriate economic and political reforms, the continent could quickly relapse.
As hopes rise for a Silicon Revolution in Africa, two incubators are using different tactics to create tech success stories, while meddling government policies are dampening the optimism.
Across the globe, public hospitals struggle to pay for resources needed to treat even the most basic inflictions. But a San Francisco based non-profit is working to change that.
Curated news and insights about innovative, market-driven solutions to poverty explored through news, commentary and discussion.
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