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July 9, 2019

Conference corner: Kevin Teo, AVPN

At the 2019 AVPN Annual Conference, we spoke to Kevin TEO Chief Operating Officer AVPN, to capture his reflections. Now in its seventh year, the AVPN Conference brought together a diverse group of funders and resource providers from around the globe to take part in the largest gathering of social investors in Asia. There is a big […]

Alliance Magazine
July 9, 2019

AVPN Announces Three New Launches In Partnership With Credit Suisse, Village Capital, USAID And A HK-Based Family Office To Accelerate Social Investing In Asia

AVPN, a Singapore-based funders’ network committed to building a high-impact social investment community across Asia Pacific, unveiled three brand new initiatives during its 2019 Breaking Boundaries Conference, hosted at the Suntec City Convention Center this June 25-28. The Social Enterprise Development Toolkit, AVPN Climate Action Platform, and AVPN Health Platform. These initiatives have been developed in partnership with organisations like Credit […]

The Wellness Insider
July 9, 2019

Energy, curiosity and urgent questions on the AVPN agenda

The 2019 AVPN conference in Singapore put its cards firmly on the table from the start. The focus would be on big themes: education, gender equality, hunger and malnutrition, and climate change – most of all on climate change. From the first session, speaker after speaker reminded us that we only have 15 years in which to […]

Alliance Magazine
July 7, 2019

[RECAP] AVPN Conference 2019

As one of the early members, ANGIN attended AVPN Conference 2019 in Singapore to continue to learn and network with key executives in social investment landscape, e.g. development agencies, social entrepreneurs, impact investors, and government agencies from around the globe. The goal of the AVPN Conference 2019 is to ensure social investors are better equipped […]

July 5, 2019

FieldSight bags first prize in disaster tech innovation competition

A humanitarian digital platform called FieldSight, developed and piloted in Nepal by the United Nations Office for Project Support (UNOPS) has won the first prize of $100,000 in the Disaster Tech Innovation Competition organized by Prudence Foundation and AVPN in Singapore on June 27. A digital platform developed by Nepali youth won the competition beating 60 […]

July 3, 2019

Saving lives with technology

THE inaugural Disaster Tech Innovation Competition attracted 60 participants globally, and five finalists were selected to present at a Live Pitch Event in Singapore. The finalists demonstrated how they would leverage technology solutions for disaster…

The Business Times