Topics Under Tag: "Returns"

Debt-based Crowdfunding Is Quietly Generating Investor Returns

Locavesting Staff | May 30, 2018

Crowdfunding success is often measured by the number of campaigns meeting their funding targets and the dollars raised. But what about the investor side of the equation? It’s still very early, and there are no industry-wide performance metrics that measure investor returns. But there are inklings. Some investment crowdfunding portals have lately taken to reporting […]

Can Impact Investing Pay Off For Investors? A New Study Says Yes.

Anne Field | July 3, 2015

Good news for impact investors: you don’t have to sacrifice financial returns for social good. Not only do impact investment funds have very respectable returns, they are in spitting distance of comparable conventional funds. And in some cases, impact investment funds have outperformed their conventional peers. Those are the findings of the first Impact Investing Benchmark, […]