The urgent need for climate adaptation
Mercy Corps’ CEO, Tjada D’Oyen McKenna, speaks at a New York Times event sharing transformative ideas to meet the climate challenge.
November 17, 2021
The weather forecasting algorithm building farmer and food system resilience
Why Mercy Corps Ventures is backing Ignitia and their vision to scale and serve 200 million smallholder farmers around the tropical belt by 2030.
November 10, 2021
Scaling West Africa’s first female-founded crypto investments platform: Why we invested in Ejara
Our Ventures team shares why we invested in Ejara, the largest VC round raised by an African female entrepreneur in French-speaking Africa to date.
November 05, 2021
The role of venture capital in climate resilience
By investing in transformative startups around the world, we give individuals and communities the agency to adapt and thrive in the face of climate change.
November 04, 2021
Protecting the world from flood risk: Why we invested in Cloud to Street
Our Ventures team explains their investment in a groundbreaking startup and why flood insurance is a game changer in building climate resilience.
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.