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From Nada to Prada with Andela

By Hannah Masila
November 15, 2017

There is so much chit chat going around about Andela. Some peo­ple are talk­ing based on rumors or pain of not mak­ing it to the fel­low­ship while oth­ers speak based on fact. I am going to write about what Andela means to me. I am a vil­lage girl born at home and deliv­ered by a local mid­wife. I grew up eat­ing …
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Drilling to reduce deficit is a bad business call

The Hill
November 10, 2017

Lost in the atten­tion focused upon Congress’s pas­sage of the Bud­get Res­o­lu­tion, which allows the Sen­ate to cir­cum­vent fil­i­buster rules while pass­ing tax reform leg­is­la­tion, is the fact that the very same pro­ce­dural device can, and likely will, be used to attempt to dra­mat­i­cally expand oil and gas explo­ration on our nation’s pub­lic lands. The pro­vi­sion within the bill instructs the …
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Empowering OPIC: Why the U.S. Should Embrace Development Finance and Harness the Power of Impact Investing

Next Billion
November 10, 2017

The com­ing decades will be defined by dra­matic changes that threaten to upend nat­ural and man-​​​​made sys­tems alike. From pop­u­la­tion growth and migra­tion to dwin­dling nat­ural resources and tech­no­log­i­cal dis­rup­tion, the impacts of these trends will be com­plex. The result­ing con­flicts, dis­place­ment and grow­ing eco­nomic inequal­ity will have pro­found and often desta­bi­liz­ing impacts on soci­eties around the world. It’s dif­fi­cult – …
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Press Releases

DBL invests in Brainscope

September 8, 2017

Brainscope-DBL Website featured image

Brain­Scope Com­pletes $16 Mil­lion Equity Fundraise August 30, 2017 Brain­Scope Com­pany, Inc., the med­ical neu­rotech­nol­ogy com­pany which cre­ated the first FDA-​​​​cleared hand­held med­ical device for assess­ment of the full spec­trum of …
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FBN: Farmer2Farmer 2016

December 13, 2016


Farm­ers Busi­ness Net­work (FBNSM), the ground­break­ing inde­pen­dent farmer-​​​​to-​​​​farmer net­work, today announced the launch of major new tech­nolo­gies and ser­vices that expand the network’s agro­nomic intel­li­gence. FBN also launched its FBN
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OGE and EDF Announce Partnership for Off-​​Grid Solar in West Africa

November 15, 2016

Off Grid Elec­tric and EDF join hands in offer­ing a new off-​​​​grid solar power solu­tion for rural areas in West Africa First large-​​​​scale oper­a­tional part­ner­ship between a global energy com­pany and a lead­ing off-​​​​grid solar com­pany. Off Grid Electric’s expe­ri­ence in Tan­za­nia and EDF’s expe­ri­ence in South Africa shows that house­holds using these ser­vices have reduced emis­sions from kerosene and …
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