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Funders and resource providers are often working in silos and unable to find a strong pipeline of investment-ready opportunities. At the same time, social enterprises are seeking help but are unsure about how and where to find support. FInd out how we can bridge these gaps.

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From funders to social purpose organisations, the session reveals where opportunities and challenges lie to scale up in the educations sector.

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Tech For Good, an organization that empowers and invests in entrepreneurs in technology to solve social issues and its latest venture in Singapore.

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AVPN’s webinars on Gender Lens investment, Impact Investing benchmark and innovative designing for social good.

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Europe learns about Asian VP scene at the 2015 EVPA conference for further collaboration to provide globally relevant insights on venture philanthropy.

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Recommendations on the best ways to engage investees with non-financial support to accelerate their progress towards producing effective social outcomes.

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AVPN developed in-depth expertise in capacity building and on this basis launched workshops in capacity building with funders across India and in Taiwan.

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Adopted by the European Commission in October 2011, the Social Business Initiative (SBI) aims to improve the situation on the ground for social enterprises, by facilitating their access to finance, making them more visible and optimising their legal environment. EVPA has selected 4 of the SBI Key Actions as being particularly relevant for VP/SI practitioners. Should […]

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Since our conference in April, AVPN has gained 13 new members and we would like to highlight some of them to you. Please welcome them into the AVPN community! In this issue, we will be introducing Toolbox India Foundation. ToolBox India Foundation (“Toolbox”) is a nonprofit organisation whose mission is to help socially relevant non-profits […]

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The inaugural China Social Enterprise and Social Investment Forum kicked off to a roaring start in Shenzhen on 18th June for a day and a half of discussions with international and Asian speakers sharing their best practices with the Chinese audience. The forum is organized by the Alliance of the same name, founded by 16 […]

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As venture philanthropy finds its feet in Asia, AVPN continues to play an instrumental role as a catalyst for the setting up of venture philanthropy funds in the region. While philanthropy by itself is not a recent phenomenon in Asia, AVPN is helping crystallise the concepts of venture philanthropy and social investment in an attempt […]

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