Tagged: impact investing

OpenInvest Announces Launch of First investing Category to End Forced Labor & Human Trafficking

OpenInvest, an impact investing platform empowering individuals to drive social change with their dollars, today announced the launch of the first impact investing category that works to end forced labor and human trafficking. The platform stated that by using data and analysis provided by JUST… Read More

Mission Markets Offers Up Impact Investing Platform as Catalyst for Positive Change

Mission Markets wants to change the world and they see investment crowdfunding playing a significant role.  The new platform launched this week looking to provide both institutional and private investors a community and portal for impact investments.  A growing number of individuals and organizations are realizing… Read More

Crowdfunding and Climate Innovation: The Next Steps are in Funding Impact Investing

The future of Impact Investing and Crowdfunding was on display in Nairobi, Kenya last week.  At the World Bank/infoDev’s annual funding meeting their budget was divvyed up among the creation of Climate Innovation Centers (CIC) in Kenya, Ethiopia, South Africa, Vietnam and the Caribbean and… Read More

Crowdfunding News Roundup: October 21, 2013

Mashable | Social Web for Good: Crowdfunding Better Communities This article tells the story of Virginia Ramos, who has made a side job of selling her homemade tamales in San Francisco bars. She was banned from doing so by the San Francisco Department of Public… Read More

It’s Here: The World Bank Report On Crowdfunding

For the better part of a year we’ve been anticipating a report that was to be the product of a joint venture by thought leaders and researchers in the crowdfunding space, distributed and supported by The World Bank. That report, entitled “Crowdfunding’s Potential for the… Read More

Canadian Impact Investing Platform SVX Launches in Toronto

Impact investing crowdfunding platform Social Venture Connexion (SVX) rang the bell last week on the Toronto Stock Exchange, thus officially launching their new platform.  The Ontario Securities Commission had issued an “exemptive relief order” earlier this year to allow the non-profit entity SVX to sell… Read More

More Than Money: Crowdsourcing Impact

This article is contributed by Sang Lee (@rocsang), CEO and founder of Return on Change, the next generation’s investment crowdfunding portal (www.returnonchange.com). Follow Return on Change @rocspeaks for investment crowdfunding advice and updates. During a time when we have all been somewhat consumed by the importance of… Read More

Return On Change Seeking High Impact Startups For Public Beta

Return On Change recently launched a public beta of their investment crowdfunding platform for social impact investments. Crowdfund Insider reached out to RoC and obtained the following statement… Our open beta is live and we kindly invite all high-impact startups to fill out an application… Read More

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