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2020-21 Annual Report

As we continue to learn, we are excited to share the insights we have gained about using investment capital to address supply chain labor rights.   The Working Capital Innovation Fund (WCIF) released its second Annual Report, focused on activities undertaken and lessons learned during 2020. The report presents the Fund’s approach to managing...

There’s a Market for Social Change, So Why Not Invest In It?

A Response to openDemocracy's 'The blindness of using venture capital to fight human trafficking'    WORKING CAPITAL FUND TAKES ON THE PROBLEM OF FORCED LABOR AND EXPLOITATION IN GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS WITH VENTURE CAPITAL.openDemocracy published an article titled ‘The blindness of using venture capital to fight human trafficking.’ As the only...

Annual Report

In this report, we seek to present Impact Management and Measurement (IMM) activities undertaken and lessons learned from a Fund portfolio perspective and with reference to individual investees.

Annual Report Press Release

As we continue to learn, we are excited to share the insights we have gained about using investment capital to address supply chain labor rights risks

Annual Report Email Blast

SAN FRANCISCO, August 6, 2021 — The Working Capital Innovation Fund (WCIF) today released its second annual Impact Management and Measurement Report, focused on activities undertaken and lessons learned during 2020. The report presents: the Fund’s approach to managing for impact, portfolio level achievements and learning, and impact highlights from the Fund’s 8 portfolio companies.

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Reflections on Investee Impact Management and Measurement Journeys

Over the last year, the developmental evaluation (DE) team worked with four investees – Provenance, QuizRR, Ulula, and OpenSC – to support their impact measurement and management (IMM) activities. All investees have been forced to confront the challenges of the pandemic context, which has presented both opportunities and constraints to IMM. In this article, we are sharing selected insights and implications related to their IMM approaches, journeys, and learning along the way.

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