Where to Invest $1 Million Right Now

Invest­ing in funds that focus on green solu­tions or com­pa­nies already deliv­er­ing solu­tions can de-risk your port­fo­lio, build a cor­po­rate sec­tor that address­es the cli­mate cri­sis, and allow your assets […]

Investors discuss fighting global warming

Investors from across the US have gath­ered in New York to dis­cuss invest­ing in sus­tain­able devel­op­ment, as advo­cat­ed by the Unit­ed Nations. The agen­da includes mea­sures to fight glob­al warming. […]

Food As Medicine: Perspectives On Tackling Childhood Obesity.

Good food is vital to over­all well being. As such, inno­vat­ing food for sole pur­pose of dri­ving pos­i­tive change in our com­mu­ni­ties is equal­ly impor­tant. Child­hood obe­si­ty has been described […]

Electrify Coffee? Nancy Pfund and the Rive Brothers See Returns in Roasting

If they can decaf­feinate cof­fee, why not decar­bonize it, too? Berke­­ley-based Bell­wether Cof­fee pro­posed to do just that by build­ing a ful­ly elec­tric micro-roast­er. The prod­uct replaces con­ven­tion­al gas-burn­ing machines to […]

What is Andela, the Africa tech talent accelerator?

As some­one who cov­ers Africa’s tech scene, I’m fre­quent­ly asked about Andela. That’s not sur­pris­ing, giv­en the ven­ture gets more glob­al press (arguably) than any start­up in Africa. I’ve found many Sil­i­con Valley […]