Key Lists

MBA Programs Prioritizing Entrepreneurship, Women, and Consulting


1. Babson College – F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business

2. Stanford Graduate School of Business

3. Massachusetts Institute Technology – Sloan School of Management

4. Texas A&M University – College Station – Mays Business School

5. University of Texas at Austin – McCombs School


Seven Great Innovations that Grew Out of Business, Universities, Labs, and Government

1. Penicillin:
Dr. Alexander Fleming returned from a holiday in 1928 and looked through petri dishes he had left behind containing staphylococcus. He noticed one area where mold was growing in the staphylococcus, and this mold was the first discovered penicillin. Penicillin was then successfully made safely usable by a team from Oxford University. Penicillin has


A list of great impact investment firms, foundations, and investment groups

  1. Actis Capital

Description: Actis is a leading investor in growth markets across Africa, Asia and Latin America. They deliver consistent, competitive returns, responsibly, through insights gained from trusted relationships, local knowledge and deep sector expertise.
Size of Firm: $10 billion
Annual Reports:
Breakdown of Investments:

  • Renewable Energy
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Affordable & Clean Energy
  • Decent Work

Impact Investment Firms’ Contact Listing

Actis Capital
140 Broadway, Suite 2250, New York, NY
(646) 822-8070
Rishika Jay Prakash – Director

40 Worth Street, Suite 303, New York, NY
(212) 566-8821

Athena Capital Advisors
55 Old Bedford Road Suite 302, Lincoln, MA 01773
(781) 274-9300
William F. McCalpin, Managing Partner, Impact Investments

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Strategic Investment Fund
500 5th Ave. North, Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 709-3400 (media phone number)


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