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Impact investment fund backed by Gates Foundation making its mark on the developing world

Dr Curt LaBelle (pictured) is Managing Partner at GHIF and has over 16 years’ investment experience in the healthcare space. He says that the fund’s impact is defined by “lives saved and lives improved in the developing world”. “That also applies to the developed world but the impact measurement is focused on how we’re making

10 tough questions we get asked: Bill Gates and Melinda Gates

We are outspoken about our optimism. These days, though, optimism seems to be in short supply. The headlines are filled with awful news. Every day brings a different story of political division, violence, or natural disaster. Despite the headlines, we see a world that’s getting better. Compare today to the way things were a decade or

How Blockchain Can Bring Financial Services to the Poor

A project from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation aims to use distributed ledger technology to help the two billion people worldwide who lack bank accounts. Two billion people worldwide don’t have bank accounts and must conduct their transactions in cash―which can be difficult to manage and presents safety issues. Could blockchain, the technology underlying