social impact

Michael Schlein meeting with Vikram Jetley, the Co-Founder of our partner Aye Finance in India. Michael discusses the importance of finding a career that you love and work-life balance.

How do you pursue your purpose and maintain a work-life balance?

Q&A: Accion CEO Michael Schlein on motivation, balance, and philanthropy Accion’s President and CEO, Michael Schlein, is a busy guy....

Vanaja runs a business in Bengaluru, but it hasn’t always been easy

Vanaja runs a business in Bengaluru, but it hasn’t always been easy

Aye Finance client shares how a small business loan improved her life Vanaja TS’s world came apart when she lost her...

Why My Passion for International Development Led Me to Work in Digital Finance

Why My Passion for International Development Led Me to Work in Digital Finance

As part of our Best of 2017 series, we are re-publishing some of the top articles from the past year. What does...

What Does Financial Inclusion Have to Do with the Sustainable Development Goals?

What Does Financial Inclusion Have to Do with the Sustainable Development Goals?

Why my passion for international development led me to work in digital finance By Kathleen Yaworsky People who know me are...

The Many Shades of Impact and Returns

The Many Shades of Impact and Returns

By Nancy Widjaja We, Accion Venture Lab, are by definition an impact investor. Our overarching goal is to invest in and...

It’s scalable! It’s revenue generating! . . . So is it a social enterprise?

It’s scalable! It’s revenue generating! . . . So is it a social enterprise?

Running the social entrepreneurship check on Zoona Try this: Google the words “Zoona” and “social enterprise” together. What do you...