Global Innovation Fund names first CEO, charts path forward

Alix Zwane will soon take the reins at the Global Innovation Fund, which aims to provide early stage capital to innovative ideas. In this exclusive interview, Zwane shares her goals for the young and nimble initiative, and what to expect moving forward.

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  • Adva Saldinger

    Adva Saldinger is an Associate Editor at Devex, where she covers the intersection of business and international development, as well as U.S. foreign aid policy. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, Adva explores the role the private sector and private capital play in development. A journalist with more than 10 years of experience, she has worked at several newspapers in the U.S. and lived in both Ghana and South Africa.