Where are the angels? Equity and ‘equity-like’ investment is a key growth tool for many social ventures but the impact investing community has failed to build trust, demand or the right products, new research suggests.
What does it take to grow a social business in the field of mental health? As the world grapples to understand the impact of Covid-19 on people's long-term wellbeing, three seasoned social entrepreneurs share their tips.
Mathu Jeyaloganathan joined UnLtd in October – little expecting to see a pandemic land on her to-do list. The investment manager on why speaking up for minorities is as vital as ever, and why she's okay with a job that's 'bloody emotional'.
With more and more people living in lockdown, social enterprises working directly with vulnerable people are having to dramatically rethink how they work. We find out how three of them are adapting to a new situation.
Bite-sized news from the impact economy: Australia’s social investment market reviewed, Social Enterprise Academy arrives in Egypt, UnLtd backs 12 new ventures. Plus, Nick Hurd joins Access foundation, and opportunities for social entrepreneurs.
The CEO of Big Society Capital, Cliff Prior, is to move on from the UK’s impact investment giant after four years at the helm. Prior will be taking up an international remit to lead the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment.
The news from Westminster has long been frustrating for those running social businesses – but there may be opportunities too. UnLtd's senior policy officer decodes the latest developments and explores what they mean for social entrepreneurs.