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Oliver Carrington Oliver Carrington

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New Philanthropy Capital shares 5 key findings from their latest research report, “Let’s Talk Mission and Mergers”, and recommendations to overcome barriers to mergers.

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Anh Nguyen Anh Nguyen

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AVPN Asia Policy Forum will be launching a case study series on some of the early pay-for-success (PFS) models in Asia-Pacific. Here are 4 key factors to ensuring effective PFS.

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Paul Carttar Paul Carttar

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With increasing discussions related to impact investing, how do top philanthropists strategically deploy their capital? Paul Carttar, co-founder of The Bridgespan Group, shares his insights.

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Patsian Low Patsian Low

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Encouraging landscape for innovative cross-sector, evidence-based funding in Asia, or Pay-For-Success (PFS) models. Find out what it takes to overcome market challenges to execute PFS successfully.

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Anh Nguyen Anh Nguyen

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We draw 3 key takeaways from AVPN member Leping Social Entrepreneur Foundation’s approach to grow a vibrant social innovation culture in East Asia.

As “Collaborating for Impact” is a key theme for the AVPN Conference 2017, here are a few examples of multi-sector collaborations within the social investment landscape.

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Patricia Chu Patricia Chu

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To build partnerships to increase the flow of giving between Europe and Asia, The King Baudouin’s Foundation (KBF), the largest foundation in Belgium had its first roadshow in Asia.

Glean key findings drawn from our members from Seoul, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore on cross border philanthropy.

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Alfred Junhaw Poon Alfred Junhaw Poon

October will see the 3rd annual AVPN Roadshow travelling to the cities of Hong Kong, Mumbai, Seoul, Singapore and Tokyo. The theme for this year’s roadshow is ‘Mobilising Human Capital’, a timely reminder of the importance of organisations’ most valuable assets. The effective unlocking and utilisation of human capital through the use of skilled volunteers […]

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Alfred Junhaw Poon Alfred Junhaw Poon

Starting a new venture philanthropy or social investment organisation can be difficult, particularly in a region such as Asia, where the ecosystem for philanthropy is not as evolved as it is in the West. ‘Getting Started in Venture Philanthropy in Asia’, AVPN’s guide for new venture philanthropy and social investment organisations, is an important tool […]

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Alfred Junhaw Poon Alfred Junhaw Poon

Japan’s Social Investment Partners has launched a Japan Venture Philanthropy Fund (JVPF), Japan’s first full scale venture philanthropy fund, under the Nippon Foundation. The fund will provide financial and non-financial support to organisations in the country.  Ken Ito, AVPN’s advisor in Japan and a member of the fund’s board, told AVPNews that the fund focuses […]

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