Insights

December 5, 2019

Taro Works Webinar: Using Mobile Tech and Carbon Offsets to Fuel Business

Discover what it takes to turn carbon offset into cash.
November 27, 2019

Clean Energy Revolving Fund Handbook

Nexus for Development (Nexus) launched the Clean Energy Revolving Fund (CERF) as a climate change mitigation project; it commenced in 2016 and was scoped to end after [...]
September 26, 2019

RISE provides TA facility for high impact enterprises within the ASEAN region

The Regional Investment Support for Entrepreneurs (RISE) is a USAID funded pilot project implemented by Swisscontact in six ASEAN countries. Currently RISE provides pre- and post-investment business […]
August 22, 2019

Inclusive Business and Impact Investment come together in Cambodia to scale businesses and reduce poverty

First Inclusive Business forum for Cambodia hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Handcraft with the support of the UN ESCAP and the iBAN [...]
August 14, 2019

Is it time to roll the dice on first-time fund managers?

Over the last year, it feels that philanthropists have become the new target group tasked with a responsibility of ensuring that impact investments continue to scale at [...]
June 13, 2019

C4D Asia Fund invests in SMEs in India, Indonesia and the Philippines

C4D Partners is a Netherlands-based impact investment fund manager with experienced local teams. The team launched the C4D Asia Fund in December 2018 with USD30M out […]
June 5, 2019

Off Grid Bazaar (OGB) boosts access to solar agro-processing equipment in rural Nepal

Gham Power created an innovative online project development platform – Offgridbazaar.com – to offer agro-processing equipment (AP) to rural smallholder farmers through PayGo financing. Gham Power […]
May 2, 2019

Aligning on Impact

As financiers continue to look beyond financial returns towards driving meaningful social and environmental outcomes, how are entrepreneurs monitoring, quantifying and communicating their impact? What are […]
April 25, 2019

Demystifying Financier’s Approaches to Risk

From 2007-2017, Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) and Private Impact Investors (PIIs) such as family offices, corporations, foundations, and development banks have deployed more than USD12 million […]
April 11, 2019

Pros and Cons of different financial types, tools and products

At what growth stage should an enterprise utilize debt vs equity financing? What are the benefits and disadvantages of accepting first-loss capital, project or results-based financing? […]
April 4, 2019

4 steps to help you manage your cash flow

How much money is flowing in and out of businesses, money trends and how to prepare for an enterprise’s financial stability. While going through the process [...]
March 29, 2019

Pitch with the end in mind!

Adjusting your pitch and financials to meet investor criteria is essential to get your message through. Investors will appreciate seeing the workflow and operational flow and what [...]
February 15, 2019

Carbon market emerges in Vietnam

Nexus for Development is partnering with the Vietnam Biogas program since 2013.Our technical advisor on Carbon Projects, Ha Hoang Thanh (Mr.), based in Hanoi, was recently […]
February 4, 2019

Impact investment in Cambodia and Southeast Asia

On 16 January 2019, EuroCham hosted a Breakfast Talk on "Impact Investing" organized and moderated by our Programs Director Nodira Amd. Joining from Washington DC via […]
April 27, 2018

Financing renewable energy in South East Asia: insights from practitioners

Sustainable development in South East Asia (SEA) is hindered by dependence on conventional energy sources such as fossil fuel –oil, coal, and natural gas – all […]
March 29, 2017

Drafting a Waste Management Strategy

Phnom Penh, March 2017 – With the support of the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance and in collaboration with the Phnom Penh Capital Hall and IGES , Nexus is […]
July 19, 2016

New research supports cleaner cooking in Myanmar

New research supports cleaner cooking in Myanmar It’s important to do your homework before launching a new business venture. What are the market conditions that may […]
July 19, 2016

Nexus contributes to new AVPN report on effective impact assessment.

Nexus contributes to new AVPN report on effective impact assessment. The Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) released their practical guidelines on impact investment reporting . The guidelines are a continuation of […]