NextBillion is a community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, nonprofit managers, policy makers, academics and others exploring the connection between development and enterprise. It chronicles new trends in market solutions to poverty that benefit the world’s 4 billion low-income producers and consumers – often known as the base of the pyramid. NextBillion’s goal is to stimulate discussion, raise awareness and provide a platform for sharing ideas that improve the lives of the poor and reshape entire economies.

Articles by NextBillion

Next Billion Human Capital

July 31, 2017
The other capital in impact investing
When it comes to the success of impact businesses, human capital may matter more than money. Paul Breloff explains why this is and what investors should do about it.
waterfront fishing nets

July 17, 2017
The dirty secret of social enterprise: Scale is overrated
Even as social businesses obsess about scale and size, it is worth considering if bigger is necessarily better when the goal is social justice, says Jonathan C. Lewis.
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