When Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban, her family turned to another extraordinary young woman from Pakistan, Shiza Shahid. Now the former CEO of the Malala Fund has a new mission, investing in ‘the greatest solutions to the world’s greatest…
During the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES 2016) at Stanford University today, AngelList, the equity fundraising platform, and activist Shiza Shahid announced a partnership to form a fund called NOW Ventures that will back what they’re calling “mission-driven” startups.
That’s the latest label for businesses that want to make a positive social and environmental impact, while generating profits. These startups have been previously known as for-profit for good companies, world positive or social ventures, and double- or triple-bottom line businesses.
NOW Ventures promises to invest in startups whose founding teams are diverse and include women.
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