Supercharging Place-Based Impact Investing

We recently examined how a family office can approach the risk / return / impact continuum across its entire portfolio. Building on that conversation, we explore how a foundation's renewed effort at understanding and driving its impact led it to focus on place-based innovation.

Unpacking Finance-First and Impact-First Strategies

The conversation on the trade-off between financial returns and impact seems tired as much as it remains underexplored. How do some in the Transform Finance community think through it?

Investing in Activists as For-Profit and Non-Profit Entrepreneurs

There is an inspiring trend in the current political environment: more activists are turning to entrepreneurship, and more investors are willing to support efforts to create a stronger civic environment through enterprise. This trend has important implications for who gets funded, how power gets built in communities, and how enterprises can be a tool for transformative social change.