Impact Expansion announces a first closing above €50m, with the objective of reaching €120m in 2023 for its Fund.
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HealthQuad closes HealthQuad Fund-II with total subscription of $162 million
HealthQuad, India’s leading healthcare venture capital fund, has announced the final close of its second fund, HealthQuad Fund-II, with a total subscription of $162 million, more than 2.2 times greater than its target size at launch. HealthQuad invests in disruptive healthcare models, typically using technology to achieve reach, scale as well as impact.
Kartik tells us about the landscape of impact investment and blended finance in India
In this interview at CSR Box, Kartik shares with us his professional journey and his insights on the impact investment landscape in India. Then, he tells us how business, government and the private sector can work together, fostering blended finance initiatives.
Serena shares her views about the progress of the innovative finance industry
Our partner, Serena Guarnaschelli, was invited to exchange her views about the innovative finance industry with Sam McManus, Director of Uxolo Development and Impact Finance. She touches on key topics such as the role of public and blended finance for development purposes, the progress of climate finance and the role of the Sustainable Development Goals to align different actors.
Impact Expansion announces its first investment in Potential Project
Impact Expansion acquired a minority stake in Potential Project. Potential Project partners with large, purpose-driven organisations to help their leaders and employees uncover the power of mind and create more resilience, innovation, engagement at work, with lower stress levels and reduced burnouts.
What will happen when we are too old to take care of our disabled son?
At KOIS, the notion of impact runs deeper than business. Today, we share with you the words of our Founder, François de Borchgrave, as he tells us the story of his son, Igor.
Igor is 7 and a half years old and suffers from a disability that makes him dependent on his family. While he is taken care of today, his family, like many others in Belgium, wonder what will happen when they are no longer there to help him. It is crucial to develop new living spaces for disabled adults in Belgium, which is the drive behind our Founder’s personal project: Tous Ensemble Handicap.
A Development Impact Bond to lift women entrepreneurs out of poverty
The Industree Foundation envisions a world in which millions of producers rise out of poverty by building sustainable livelihoods in creative manufacturing. To achieve this, they recently partnered with USAID and with KOIS to define how to sustainably finance their POWER project.
Join KOIS’ pre-MBA programme in India
KOIS, a pioneering global impact finance firm, is looking for new talent to join its pre-MBA Analyst programme in Mumbai, India! Interested in having a concrete impact while building strategic financial skills? Apply today!
Creating a safety net for India’s migrant workers
India has seen one of the strictest and longest lockdown due to the COVID-19. The lockdown has significantly affected India’s migrant worker population. While India’s government set up a relief package of nearly $23 billion specifically for migrant workers and the urban poor, the conditions keep many from availing these benefits. Could impact finance help?
Environmental impact investing: balancing the green energy equation
While advocating for renewable energies, we must face a simple fact: no energy production is exempt of negative externalities. Renewable energies, however, remain an important and needed step forward in powering a more sustainable society. So how can we invest for impact and minimize negative externalities in the field of energy? We share our first ideas in this opinion piece.