News and Views

  • For social entrepreneurs, war is also an opportunity to step up – SILab Ukraine co-founder

    A defiant Anna Gulevska-Chernysh tells of new business ideas, a growing fund – and a demo day during a blackout. Plus, investors with experience in other fragile states share hard-learned lessons.

  • Impact Investing Newsflow: November 2022 edition

    The global impact deals, reports and initiatives you need to know this month – all in one place: welcome to Pioneers Post's Impact Investing Newsflow. 

  • Investor in Focus: PayPal

    INTERVIEW: Most corporations getting into impact investing set up a special entity to do so. PayPal is doing it straight from its treasury. Joanne Gan tells us how it works, what they’ve learned – and why other firms could make a “bold commitment” too.

  • Net hopeful: Impact funders plot the road to Net Zero at COP27

    IVPC and Laudes Foundation convened a group of 70 funders from across the continuum of capital on the sidelines of the COP27 meetings in Sharm el-Sheikh, to explore their role in raising the trillions of dollars urgently needed for climate action.

  • Impact Finance Belgium launches with sights on doubling country’s impact investing market to €30bn within five years

    The institute launches this week in Brussels, together with landmark research on the Belgian market to kickstart Impact Week, which also includes the Ashoka Changemaker Summit and EVPA’s conference and C-Summit.

  • Doug Miller, venture philanthropy’s founding father, retires from IVPC

    The American private equity veteran hands over to AVPN’s Naina Subberwal Batra after 20 years supporting venture philanthropy by launching networks across the globe.