Quick facts: The crisis in Ukraine
A devastating conflict and humanitarian catastrophe is unfolding in Ukraine and in the region, costing and threatening lives and livelihoods, driving families apart, and causing mass displacement. Here’s what we know, and what we’re doing to help.
March 15, 2022
Coffee connection: Farmers ship their beans directly to customers
Mercy Corps Ventures invested in and currently supports Vega Coffee, whose direct-to-consumer model provides fair pay to farming communities.
December 21, 2021
Meeting crypto’s regulatory challenge
Three lessons from past eras of innovation, including the early days of the internet, can help inform how to face crypto’s new challenges.
December 20, 2021
The promise of blockchain and crypto: Can fintech move the financial inclusion needle?
Watch Mercy Corps’ Scott Onder and industry experts discuss what these new technologies mean for the communities we serve.
December 19, 2021
Bridging the financial gap for small business owners in Africa
Our Ventures team shares why they invested in Payhippo, a Nigerian startup building a game-changing lending platform.
December 07, 2021
A new angle for investing in climate resilience: Land use
Our Ventures team discusses opportunities to build climate resilience, from new technology to help farmers secure land tenure to new financial products centered around non-extractive land use.