Advisory News

Charles Eberly: Using private capital to drive economic development in under served markets

At the Annenberg Retreat, our Clean Power Advisory Lead, Charles Eberly, discussed using private capital to drive economic development in underserved markets. Kupanda Capital, Expectation State, The Rockefeller Foundation, World Vision USA, Mercy Corps, FINCA DRC, Faysal Bank, Overseas Development Institute, Global Innovation Fund, UNAIDS, CARE USA, US Institute of Peace and Save the Children US, were there.

Nature featured the work of CrossBoundary’s Mini-Grid innovation Lab on Scaling innovation

In April 2018, the Mini-Grid Innovation Lab was launched by The Rockefeller Foundation and CrossBoundary. Working with partners across Africa, and supported by Duke University, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the lab will test business solutions for mini-grids based in Africa to find the most cost-effective and scalable solutions. 

Charles Eberly, our Clean Power – Global Coverage Lead discussed investing trends in solar

Charles Eberly, our Clean Power - Global Coverage Lead, presented on a panel with Christopher Clarke, Inspired Evolution, Anders Hauch, Frontier Energy and Orli Arav, EMFin Advisory. Jonathan Berman, Fieldstone Africa moderated the session. The panel covered a range of issues including alternative energy in 2018, investment trends in solar power and how they fit into wider strategy targeting off-grid...

Soline Miniere and Tunuka Gray attended the Gender Smart Investing Summit

The Gender Smart Investing Summit ended with private investors, public investors, companies and NGOs committing to invest in decreasing the gender gap. Thank you Suzanne Biegel, Founder, Catalyst at Large for creating this space. At CrossBoundary, we are inspired and committed to being gender smart.  We were represented by Soline Miniere, our Associate Principal and Tunuka Gray our Senior Associate.

CrossBoundary co-hosts an event with Convergence Blended Finance at our Nairobi office

We were pleased to co-host an event on Blended Finance at our Nairobi office last week, with Convergence Blended Finance, the global network for blended finance. We could not have done it without our co-host, Ladé Araba, Africa Region Representative at Convergence Blended Finance. It was great to see the platform they are building, learn about the latest developments and...

Charles Eberly discusses investing opportunities in Afghanistan’s energy sector

In September, Charles Eberly our Senior Investment Associate, moderated two panels on investment opportunities in the energy sector at the 2nd Annual Passage to Prosperity Afghanistan Investment Summit in Mumbai, IN. Eng. Minister of Energy & Water Afghanistan, The Director General of the CPA, and the CEOs of Da Afghanistan, Jaguar Overseas Ltd, Dynamic Vision, and 77 Construction Company participated.