Impact investing firm breaks a billion

Leapfrog Investments hit a notable milestone last week when it became the first billion dollar equity impact investing firm. Devex spoke to Andy Kuper, the CEO of the company, which invests primarily in Africa and emerging Asia, about what it took to get there and what it means both for the company and the industry.

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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.