Helping communities through global pandemic
As the world works to contain the spread of COVID-19, our teams are helping vulnerable communities on the front lines of crisis.
March 18, 2020
Sharing information, not germs
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Italy’s response quickly escalated from cautious and muted to full-on containment, enforcing all residents to remain in their houses unless they have urgent reason to leave.
March 03, 2020
A new way to think about “tech for good”
Over the past five years, Mercy Corps has teamed up with the International Rescue Committee, with support from Google.org, Microsoft, Cisco and other partners, to develop Signpost, an initiative that connects refugees, asylum seekers and crisis-affected communities with critical information.
February 06, 2020
Opening the future for young people in Kenya
In a country where young people make up two thirds of the unemployment rate, a mobile app is building the next generation of entrepreneurs.
May 03, 2019
Why we invested: Meridia
Meridia is an end-to-end solution for land and property documentation for individuals and communities in frontier markets, where accurate maps and effective land administration systems do not often exist.
October 11, 2018
How we’re investing in entrepreneurs to improve lives around the world
Our Social Venture Fund is a seed-stage impact investment fund designed to help early-stage entrepreneurs overcome barriers to growth. Meet a few of the entrepreneurs we've worked with.