Last week the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) published its annual study sizing the market for impact investments across the globe. The GIIN estimates the size of the impact investing market to be $1.164 trillion in assets under management (AUM), a significant increase from the last time the study was conducted.
Fundraising. It can be challenging enough at the best of times, but what about when there’s the added element of impact? Find out what impact investors look for when making funding decisions, and take a look at our founder fundraising checklist.
Having a positive impact is a brand super-power. As a tech for good company you have an authentic mission and the evidence to back it up. Here are three guiding principles to help you communicate your impact and make sure it forms a core part of your brand.
As tech for good ventures launch and grow, investors want to see how good intentions become meaningful outcomes. So, as a founder, how do you create an impact strategy? Here we share four steps to do just that.
In a maturing tech for good ecosystem the question of impact validation is becoming increasingly important. We believe that as companies mature, so too should their impact practices. Here we share an analysis of BGV's portfolio that sheds light on whether that's the case.
Too often it's the D of Diversity & Inclusion that gets the attention. But inclusion really matters. So too does understanding 'intersectionalities'. Investors committed to investing in diverse founders need to start taking a more nuanced and contextualised approach.
In an industry rife with inequalities, investing in diverse founders requires work at every stage of the funding process. Here we share insights from the Investing in Women Code Annual Report 2022, taking a look at how the industry at large is performing. We also share BGV's data on how we're doing at reaching underrepresented founders.
Over the years we’ve written about our B Corp status and journey. In 2021 we were delighted to increase our score by a whopping 20 points from 94.7 to 114.7. This piece is the latest update in that story.
The next decade holds much promise. With that in mind, we decided it was time to give BGV a new look and feel. One that does our reputation justice, embodies our ambitions, and helps us continue to lead the charge on tech for good.