AVPN Conference 2015 early bird sales are open to non-members!

AVPN Conference 2015 early bird sales are open from 8 January till 20 February! AVPN early bird tickets are on sales! Non-AVPN members can get tickets at SGD 700. Please write to conference2015@avpn.asia for more information. AVPN conferences in the past two years were overly subscribed and tickets were sold out weeks before the event. Grab the tickets… Read More »

January 9, 2015

Save the date: AVPN Conference 2015: 20-22 April 2015

Save the date: 20 – 23 April 2015 Venue: National University of Singapore, UTown Registration for the 2015 AVPN Conference will open for members in December 2014. Please look out for notification on registration and updates on speakers and programme at the official website: www.avpn2015.com For more information on sponsorship, partnership opportunities, please contact conference2015@avpn.asia.… Read More »

Tags: Asia, AVPN, Multi-sector Collaboration, Venture Philanthropy

December 23, 2014

EVPA Releases Annual Survey

European Venture Philanthropy (VP) and Social Investment (SI) Sector Reports Significant Momentum; VP and SI Approach Becoming more Sophisticated AVPN’s sister network-EVPA just released its 2013/2014 survey! Completed by 95 respondents, it provides a comprehensive overview of the The European Venture Philanthropy (VP) and Social Investment (SI) sector. You can download the survey here.

Tags: Europe, EVPA, Pre-engagement Processes, Social Investment, Venture Philanthropy

December 22, 2014

Accelerating Access to Energy

Since 2000, Shell Foundation has worked with over 100 organisations and deployed $74 million to develop disruptive “decentralised” technologies and business solutions to provide safe, affordable and reliable power to people in under-served areas. This work has supported breakthrough innovators in new markets such as affordable solar power, clean cooking solutions, renewable power from agricultural… Read More »

Tags: Energy, Portfolio Management, Shell Foundation, Social Enterprise, Worldwide

Social Investment Manual for social entrepreneurs

When successful social entrepreneurs with proven track records face a chronic lack of capital, social investors say the deal opportunities are limited. It is more than a simple market inefficiency or matching problem that must be solved. In many cases when social investors and social enterprises do no transact, it is because the skills and expertise required to achieve the… Read More »

Tags: Pre-engagement Processes, Schwab Foundation, Social Enterprise, Social Investment, Worldwide