Karim Harji

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Can Social Enterprises Really Solve Poverty?

Half the world lives on less than $2.50 a day. That’s over three billion people. Over a billion have inadequate access to water, and some 2.6 billion …

Skoll | Social Entrepreneurs Driving Large Scale Change

FRED WILSON Q&A: The Legendary Investor Talks Retirement, Tumblr's Exit, And Getting Over A Tough Year

Lately, rumors have swirled that the Zynga, Tumblr and Twitter investor might step away from the firm he co-founded, Union Square Ventures, and retire. The 52-year-old investor has written about his post-Union Square Ventures plans on his popular blog, A VC.<p>"My daughter Emily asked what I plan to …

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How to help the world's youth

<i>Editor’s note: Nicole Goldin is director for Youth, Prosperity, and Security Initiative with the Project on Prosperity and Development at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and director of the Global Youth Wellbeing Index project in partnership with the International Youth</i> …

Measuring Impact Isn’t for Everyone (SSIR)

<b>The Value of Strategic Planning & Evaluation</b> In this ongoing series of essays, practitioners, consultants, and academics explore the value of …

More efficient ways to transfer remittances are emerging. Are migrants and their families ready to benefit from them?

The price of sending international remittances has reached a new record low in the first quarter of 2014. The global average cost of sending money …

Give Impact Investing Time and Space to Develop

Impact investing has captured the world’s imagination. Just six years after the Rockefeller Foundation coined the term, the sector is booming. An estimated 250 funds are actively raising capital in a market that the Global Impact Investing Network estimates at $25 billion. Giving Pledge members …