Microfinance

Tencent Core Founder and Philanthropist, Charles Chen Yidan, announces the launch of Yidan Prize the world’s biggest education award.

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Accion Venture Labs: Inside the ‘Capital Plus’ model of impact investing by Nicholas Walton.

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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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    In the month of March AVPN conducted two presentations in Beijing on the subject of how to set up a Venture Philanthropy Fund as well as a deep dive into the Inspiring Scotland model. On March 6th, Andrew spoke at the CFPA Microfinance Salon, a series of get together seminar/lectures organized by CFPA […]

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AVPN India and leading law firm Nishith Desai Associates held an event on 14th March in Mumbai with Nobel Prize winner Prof. Yunus. Prof Yunus shared his experience of creating a vibrant social business in the form of Grameen Bank which has led to the formation of the microfinance industry. Paul Carttar, founding president of […]

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Please find the webinar recording from 26th August 2014 and the powerpoint at the end of the post. South East Asia has experienced sustained economic growth over the past three years. However, negative spill overs such as widening income gap, inability of minority or marginalised participating in the growth and mismatched or limited growth in […]

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