Big Tech CSR Can Unleash Major Social Change

Adam Jiwan and Big Tech CSR

In the United States, disappointment over the political system has led many Americans to look elsewhere for leadership on social change. This stands in stark contrast with the visionary leadership offered by the CEOs of the largest tech firms. Perhaps this is why there was talk of Mark Zuckerberg running for president (at least, that […]

Impact Investing: Making Social Good Pay Well

Adam Jiwan - Value Investing

In 2007, the Rockefeller Center convened philanthropists and investors at a convention center in the small Italian town of Bellagio. Responsible investing had already been a concept – shielding money from businesses believed to cause harm – but it was at this gathering that the more active term of “impact investing” was coined. Within a […]

WealthTech – Changing the Investment Landscape

New technology is transforming the way we manage wealth. What has become known as “wealthtech” now permeates consumer wealth management (through robo-advisors and micro investing platforms) as well as institutional wealth management (through brokerage and advisory software). Digital investment solutions represent the future, offering what Forbes touts as a method for delivering superior products at […]

Social Entrepreneurship Taking Root Around the World

Adam Jiwan and social entrepreneurship

  From the inner city streets of Detroit to the African plains, social entrepreneurs make their living by making life better for someone else. It counts as a trend that is taking root in various spots around the world. Social entrepreneurs start businesses that promote volunteerism, fight poverty, and work to put an end to […]

Can Blockchain Technology End the Threat of Online Personal Data Theft?

Blockchain and Identity Theft

  Technology has been evolving at an alarming rate for more than a decade, and now more than ever people use personal, portable devices like their laptops and smartphones to buy and sell goods/ services in marketplaces online. Personal information tends to flow more freely than one might hope due to the familiarity of the […]