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Featured on Next Billion: A Recipe for Change: Can Blended Finance Help Trigger an ‘Impact Revolution’? (by Christina Moehrle)

Featured by UNCDF: Blended Finance in the Least Developed Countries (SIINC case study on page 99)

Featured by SDC: Social Impact and Commercial Success

Featured by GIZ and Intellecap: Nudging the Investment Ecosystem by Incentivizing Impact

Featured on Forbes: The Market Is Imperfect: Let’s Deal With It (by Bjoern Struewer and Dr. Rory Tews)

Featured on ImpactAlpha: Early Data Signals Success of Social Impact Incentives (by Dennis Price)

Featured on Next Billion: Do You Speak Social Finance? Helping Entrepreneurs and Impact Investors Overcome the Language Barrier (by Christina Moehrle and Maxime Cheng)


Featured by FOMIN (Multilateral Investment Fund): Early Lessons Learned in SIINC Pay-for-Success Projects (by Dieter Wittkowski)

Featured on ImpactAlpha: Root Capital and Acumen to Test Social Impact Incentives (by Dennis Price)

Featured by Transform Finance: Innovations in Financing Structures For Impact Enterprises: Spotlight on Latin America (full report / summary here)

Featured on Next Billion: Social Impact Incentives: A New Solution for Blended Finance (by Bjoern Struewer and Christina Moehrle)

Featured on ImpactAlphaSocial Impact Incentives Introduced in Mexico and Honduras (by Jessica Pothering)


Featured on Third Sector: A German Innovation I Hope We Don’t Overlook (by Rodney Schwartz)

Featured on ImpactAlpha: Social Impact Incentives Aim to Tilt Businesses Toward the Needs of the Poor (by Dennis Price)

Featured on Philanthropy Impact: Full spectrum finance: how philanthropy discovers impact beyond donation and investments (by Bjoern Struewer and Felix Oldenburg)

Featured on NextBillion: Impact and the Science of Social Networks: More Bang For Your Buck (by Dr. Rory Tews and Dr. Andrés Cardona)

Featured on NextBillion: Pay for Success…With an Important Twist (by Bjoern Struewer and Christina Moehrle)

Featured on Forbes: Impact Investing- Financial Returns Are Only Half The Story (by Bjoern Struewer and Dr. Rory Tews)

Featured on Impact Alpha: Counterpoint: ‘Market-Rate’ funds Should Be Benchmarked to Impact, Too (by Bjoern Struewer and Dr. Rory Tews)

Our reports

Supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Acumen Lean Data and Energy teams: Blueprint for an Outcomes Fund in Off-Grid Clean Energy – Pushing the Boundaries of High Impact Businesses with Next Generation Results-Based Finance (by Roots of Impact)

Written by The European Commission’s Expert Group on Foundations, Venture Philanthropy and Social Investments: Driving Progress for Research and Innovation in Europe -The potential of R&I foundations (with contribution from Bjoern Struewer)

Commissioned by The Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED)Impact Investing: Measurement Valued by Investee Businesses (by Dr. Rory Tews and Thomas Scheuerle)

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