Impact Investing in Global Health: Let’s Get Flexible | Stanford Social Innovation Review

Impact Investing in Global Health: Let’s Get Flexible | Stanford Social Innovation Review.

By Beth Bafford & Sarah Gelfand | Apr. 16, 2015

The result—for funders and the enterprises seeking their funding—is a bit of a mess. Growing pools of capital across asset classes are seeking to support private sector health solutions while enterprises are searching for money to seed, grow, and scale their businesses. But the two are often misaligned. To be clear, this is not to unique to the health sector. In fact, much of what we heard during our interviews is similar to already documented sentiments shared across the fast-growing but relatively nascent impact investing industry, as explained in reports such as Omidyar’s “Priming the Pump,” and the World Economic Forum’s “From the Margins to the Mainstream.”

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