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Save Your Way to Riches

Saving your way to riches? HA HOW BORING! After all, we all dream of striking it rich by some magic stroke of luck, such as winning the lottery, receiving a large wire transfer from...

We Only Consume 20 out of 300.000 Edible Plants!

Mother earth counts around 300.000 edible plants, yet, on average, 80% of our caloric intake is derived from 20 highly modified species. This interesting fact inspired an organisation called Bio-Innovation Zimbabwe (BIZ) to rediscover...

Is Globalisation in Retreat?

Is globalisation in retreat? Is a 5 day work week a thing of the past? Watch how Bruce Greenwald, Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset Management and, Director of the Heilbrunn Center for...

Poor to Gain from Bureaucracy

It may sound ludicrous and many of us hate it, yet, increased bureaucracy may be just what ‘the poor’ in developing parts of the world need. Presently, four billion (!) people live without an...

Impact Investing vs. Venture Philanthropy

As impact investing gains in popularity, there seems to be a greater and more widespread understanding of it’s meaning and definition. That said, confusion between the concepts of impact investing and venture philanthropy is...

What is Impact Investing?

Impact investing is gaining traction quickly and it is fair to say the term is still being defined. However, the idea of impact investing comes down to the marriage of measurable positive (social or...