AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023


AVPN Members’ SEs pitching at Friday Happy Hour with JFDI

AVPN collaborated with Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI) to host a Friday happy hour session for our member, The Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC) on 15th May. In the landmark startup building–Blk 71 at Ayer Rajah, APNIC brought four grantees to discuss how technology can create greater social impact to a full house of […]

How Corporates Can Uplift Entire Communities Through Technology & Data

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We live in an age where data and technology are indispensable parts of our everyday life. In fact, over the last few years technology has emerged as a powerful instrument of change and has been employed to address some of the world’s most pertinent and challenging issues. While it is common to observe private sector enterprises making use of technology to maximize their own profits, it is still rare to find technology being harnessed in the social sector.

Milaap Uses Technology to Make Philanthropy More Effective!

Technology is fast becoming an important aspect of venture philanthropy, and Singapore-based social venture Milaap is integrating it into all aspects of its operations. Sourabh Sharma, CEO and co-founder of Milaap, says that technology allows people to transparently search for Milaap borrowers on its website www.milaap.org, empowering people to give in a transparent and accountable […]

Six Memorable Quotes from #AVPN2020

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With the COVID-19 pandemic, AVPN took its Annual Conference fully online for the first time ever. It was the largest showing to date, attracting a record 7,500 participants from 103 markets. The five-day event saw the social investment community in Asia pledge their commitment to advance social impact, reinforce their connections to one another, and share stories of innovation and inspiration. Here we share five memorable takeaways from the Conference.

Southeast Asia Needs a Roadmap to a Climate Safe Future

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In a global agreement to limit global temperature rise to below 2 degrees Celsius, Southeast Asian countries, have committed themselves to achieve the goal of net zero emissions by 2050. ClimateWorks Australia offers a few solutions.