Congratulations to GIF investee Simprints, who scooped the World Bank’s Mission Billion Challenge this month for the development of a toolkit that uses audio messages to help people provide informed consent before the collection of their biometric data. The Mission Billion Challenge is aimed at surfacing innovative solutions to tackle digital identity issues for the […]
We are delighted to announce that Jane Siebels has joined the GIF Board of Directors. Jane brings with her an exceptional track record of ethical investing and philanthropic giving, extensive board experience, a commitment to evidence, and a deep understanding of investing in emerging markets. Jane Siebels is the founder of Siebels Asset Management Research (SAMR). […]
Global Innovation Fund (GIF) is proud to announce a new partnership focused on gender equality, with Global Affairs Canada (GAC), that aligns with Canada’s feminist international assistance agenda and GIF’s focus on improving the agency of women and girls. This partnership uses GIF’s investment process and a strategic gender lens to find and fund innovations […]
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Santhosh Mathew has joined the GIF Board of Directors. He brings extensive experience of scaling evidence based-programmes through the public sector, and of achieving transformative social impact for millions of Indian citizens. Dr. Santhosh Mathew currently serves as the Country Lead for Social and Public Finance Policy at […]
GIF Independent Evaluation – Request for Proposals As the Global Innovation Fund evolves in its maturity and prepares for the next iteration of its strategy, the Board has commissioned an independent formative evaluation. To view the Request for Proposals and the Terms of Reference documents for the independent evaluation, please click here. This exercise will […]
London, June 26, 2018 – The Board of the Global Innovation Fund (‘GIF’ or ‘Fund’), a leading international economic development charity headquartered in London, has accepted the resignation of Russ Siegelman as Chair after 4 years of service, with thanks and all good wishes. Kanini Mutooni, director for investment at the East Africa Trade and […]
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