It is less than two weeks to the AVPN annual conference and we have just launched the crowdfunding campaign for the investment showcase session. This year, the 20 organisations represent a diverse and impressive group: spanning across nine countries from US to China, ranging from high-tech social enterprise to a hawker training school. Amongst the founders, there… Read More »
Thank you for all of your enthusiasm and support! Again, we have sold all 400 tickets a month before the conference. Most conference delegates are funders and intermediaries in the venture philanthropy / social investing space and will be coming from 30 different countries! More details at the AVPN 2015 Conference website. We have designed a very exciting programme for you: 25… Read More »
AVPN Chairman, Doug Miller and Exec Vice Chair, Andrew Muirhead, share with BFM Malaysia in April 2015 on their own journey of Venture Philanthropy, the differences between impact investing and venture philanthropy, and the challenges and opportunities of the Asian market going forward. Podcast link is HERE.
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), in partnership with Dalberg Global Development Advisors, published the full release of The Landscape for Impact Investing in South Asia, a “state of the market” analysis of the impact investing industry in the region. The most comprehensive study of impact investment activity in South Asia to date, the full… Read More »
The continued evolution of private equity in China’s new normal In 2015, China is expected to experience a “new normal of growth”. For private equity investors, China’s new stage of growth represents huge opportunities: an increase of 270% in online consumption, the reform of over a hundred sovereign-owned enterprises, trillion-dollar investments into overseas infrastructure… Read More »
AVPN’s Friday sessions are casual get-togethers once a month for our community and friends, whereby we choose a topic of interest, and have a key speaker start the conversation off. Speakers: Todd Stevens, London Davies and Colin Poole, Wildlife Conservation Society (New York and Singapore) Impact investing has become a large and… Read More »
This year’s conference encompasses two inspiring days where leaders and innovators from all sectors of society present and discuss efficient solutions for a sustainable future. In plenary sessions, seminars and work-shops you will hear of new policies, international trends and concrete examples of change. We strive to be an arena for learning and sharing and welcome participants from all parts of… Read More »