GenderSmart - a global initiative and central hub of resources to unlock gender-smart capital at scale. It holds an annual Investing Summit which is a central gathering for the gender lens investment ecosystem to connect gender finance investment influencers and thought leaders, intermediaries, and experts. Their platform includes:
Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) has a gender lens investing resource repository of a curated set of publications and online resources designed to demonstrate the business and impact case for gender lens investing. Resources are organized into 4 categories:
Project Sage 2.0: Tracking Venture Capital with a Gender Lens - a global scan of gender lens private equity, venture capital, and private debt funds, and key findings on the current state of the field. This 2nd report is a follow-up to the 2017 publication of Project Sage and includes data through July 2018.
Database of capital providers, investors, and funds that invest in female founders; additionally, accelerators and entrepreneur programs with a focus on female founders, and additional resources for entrepreneurs and investors interested in empowering female founders. Resources consolidated by the Fearless Fund.
Gender Lens Incubation and Acceleration Toolkit - launched by Sasakawa Peace Foundation in 2019; an interactive guide to help incubators and accelerators promote a gender-smart entrepreneurial ecosystem in Southeast Asia, featuring some of the programs across the region supporting women’s empowerment startups.
Artesian’s Women Economic Empowerment Bond Fund - launched in 2020 in partnership with the United Nations.
Veris Wealth Partners has published a library on gender lens investing best practices and trends within the public markets. Notable report:
Can Investing in Public Equities Improve the Lives of Women? - 2017 report by the Wharton Social Impact Initiative.