Tag: UNICEF Innovation Fund

UNICEF INNOVATION FUND: RedCrow

UNICEF INNOVATION FUND: RedCrow

On 08 Dec 2017, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces 6 new investments in open source technology solutions – RedCrow is among one of six new portfolio companies to receive investment. The UNICEF Innovation Fund invests in technology start-ups from developing markets that are working on open source solutions to improve children’s lives. […]

UNICEF INNOVATION FUND: Autonomous Systems Research

UNICEF INNOVATION FUND: Autonomous Systems Research

On 08 Dec 2017, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces 6 new investments in open source technology solutions – Autonomous Systems Research is among one of six new portfolio companies to receive investment. The UNICEF Innovation Fund invests in technology start-ups from developing markets that are working on open source solutions to […]

UNICEF INNOVATION FUND: CIREHA – AAC Portfolio

UNICEF INNOVATION FUND: CIREHA – AAC Portfolio

On 08 Dec 2017, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces 6 new investments in open source technology solutions – CIREHA is among one of six new portfolio companies to receive investment. The UNICEF Innovation Fund invests in technology start-ups from developing markets that are working on open source solutions to improve children’s lives. […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund: Beijing Daokoudai – AAC Portfolio

UNICEF Innovation Fund: Beijing Daokoudai – AAC Portfolio

On 08 Dec 2017, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces 6 new investments in open source technology solutions – Beijing Daokoudai is among one of six new portfolio companies to receive investment. The UNICEF Innovation Fund invests in technology start-ups from developing markets that are working on open source solutions to improve children’s […]

October 2017 Recap: Must-Read Stories

October 2017 Recap: Must-Read Stories

Hi there UNICEFStories Readers. In case you missed our latest blogs, here’s a recap of some of the top stories published on UNICEF Innovation’s blog during October. Click away. Project Connect, in Partnership with UNICEF’s Office of Innovation, Launches First of Its Kind, Interactive Map Visualizing the Digital Divide in […]

Venturing, Value Creation & the UNICEF Innovation Fund

Venturing, Value Creation & the UNICEF Innovation Fund

By Brian Meagher, Ajay Melwani, Declan McKeogh, Haitham Afifi and John Santiago-Miller. Could the UNICEF Innovation Fund create value and transform the way UNICEF as an organization delivers its mission in the long term? That was the question five Alliance Manchester Business School students wanted to explore as part of […]

Bangladesh, 2015: A beneficiary mother and child are enjoying the launching ceremony of a mobile based conditional cash programme  © UNICEF/UNI200075/Kiron

How FinTech can benefit children & families

Written by: Emily Middleton. This post introduces the research and exploration UNICEF Office of Innovation is leading on financial technology, in collaboration with country offices and other teams within UNICEF. Imagine if a vulnerable mother in Jordan could receive welfare payments by scanning her iris at a nearby ATM, instead of […]