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Why real impact investing matters in Africa

By Sawa Nakagawa Early in the new year, I had a conversation with a prominent South African venture capitalist at an event in Johannesburg. As we were discussing my work in the field of impact investing, the venture capitalist asked me: “do you think what we do at my firm is impact investing? We have … Continue reading Why real impact investing matters in Africa

Impact investing in South Africa: 4 key takeaways from the SA Impact Investment Forum

By Sawa Nakagawa Last week, the National Task Force for Impact Investing hosted the SA Impact Investment Forum in Johannesburg. The newly established National Task for Impact Investment is administered by the Bertha Centre at the UCT Graduate School of Business, which has been at the centre of innovative financing in South Africa. This month, … Continue reading Impact investing in South Africa: 4 key takeaways from the SA Impact Investment Forum