Venture Philanthropy

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Talent management in funding organizations. Its relationship with action, scale, and impact. Lessons learnt at Salzburg Global Seminar.

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Co-founder & CEO of Unitus Capital explains how India is moving from traditional giving to strategic social investing, why it is picking up, and what are the challenges for philanthropic organizations to move from grant making to impact investing.

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While impact investing is on the rise, unintentional negative externalities have surfaced. AVPN member Synergos shares 4 lessons learnt in which Systems Thinking has improved performance.

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AVPN covers Asia-Pacific region, nearly half the world’s population. What are the common social problems being tackled by this form of social finance?

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Insights on some challenges faced by hardware social entrepreneurs and the roles impact investors play in supporting these new solutions scale their impact.

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AVPN teamed up with leading angel investment network BANSEA to shine a light on the similarities and differences of venture philanthropy and impact investing.

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Intentions and results are inextricably connected. If you intend to do something, then you better do it —there’s little point otherwise. All non-profits have good intentions, but very few actually end up achieving what they set out to do in the first place. From unsupportive grant makers to insufficient talent, a host of problems constantly […]

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Practicing venture philanthropy involves using a set of engaged practices to support the selected organization with funding as well as a combination of skills and resources towards achieving a social purpose.How do funders select their projects? What are some of the key indicators that they look for? What are some best practices for venture philanthropy? […]

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AVPN India and leading law firm Nishith Desai Associates are hosting a dialogue between leading industrialists from India and global experts and philanthropists to discuss their own journeys in philanthropy. Asia has a huge opportunity to change the world through social investment and venture philanthropy. India with its numerous social challenges and growing wealth needs […]

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