Articles by Sagar Tandon
Fund managers play an important part in both traditional and impact investing, helping to set development priorities by leveraging capital. But as Sagar Tandon of Moonshot Ventures points out, women and minority-led funds account for just 1.3% of the $69 trillion investment industry in the United States – even though they perform better than funds managed by white men. He explains how greater diversity in fund management could benefit both investors and enterprises, while gradually introducing an impact focus to mainstream investing.
Who Should Get COVID-19 Funding? How MIT D-Lab’s ‘Urgency Index’ is Helping it Deploy Grants to the Entrepreneurs Who Need Them Most
Entrepreneurs in emerging markets face unprecedented challenges during COVID-19, and there are many organizations working to support them. But as Jona Repishti at MIT D-Lab and Sagar Tandon at Moonshot Ventures explain, it can be hard to determine which of these enterprises are most in need. They explore the process that D-Lab's Bridge fund uses to target its grants for maximum impact.