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Registration open for the II edition of the course “VP in practice: the fundamental toolkit”12-13 June Barcelona, 23-24 September Brussels

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After a successful completion of the first edition, the EVPA Training Academy launches its second edition of the course: ‘VP in practice: the fundamental toolkit’, a two-module training providing a solid introduction to Venture Philanthropy.

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Interesting conversations between policy makers and philanthropists at the Euro Philantopics Conference

EVPA together with EFC, DAFNE and NEF hosted Euro Philanthopics in the Philanthropy House in Brussels on 14 November. The event gathered key players from the European philanthropic landscape and European Institutions to learn from one another’s experiences, further develop … Continue reading

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9th EVPA Annual Conference: some insights from an inspiring journey

On 26 and 27 November the 9th EVPA Annual Conference took place in Geneva and gathered 500 delegates from a variety of countries (23 different nations were represented) and sectors, including venture philanthropy and social investment funds, foundations, private equity … Continue reading

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New member Q&A:Yunus Social Business

1. Could you tell us more about your history and your aims? Co-founded by Professor Muhammad Yunus in 2011, YSB initiates and manages incubator funds for Social Businesses in developing countries. YSB aims to create and empower social businesses to … Continue reading

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In the spotlight this month – The First Billion

The First Billion: A Forecast for Social Investment Demand By Adrian Brown and Adam Swersky The social investment market is developing fast. There is an increasing interest from commercial and other investors as well as a growing demand for capital … Continue reading

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Feature on the EU Social Business Initiative

The SBI was initiated by the European Commissioner Michel Barnier, joined by two other Commissioners: Antonio Tajani and László Andor and supported by José Manuel Durão Barroso. It aims at fostering the development of social enterprise in Europe by creating … Continue reading

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News from the sector

ABN AMRO Private Banking has announced the launch of a global partnership with Heidelberg University’s Center for Social Investment (CSI), which will fund innovative research into high impact philanthropy in social, environmental and educational projects. Find more information here.

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EVPA on the road

In the last month, EVPA was present at a number of events throughout Europe. Below, we give you a short overview of those. On 4 October, EVPA organised a lunch event together with the City of London Corporation for its … Continue reading

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New members’ Q&A corner – The Social Investment Business

As a membership organisation we value the contributions that each organisation brings to the network. Therefore we would like to highlight one of our members and the great work they do. This month we put our new full member The … Continue reading

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EVPA welcomes new members

EVPA is delighted to welcome its five new members. We are especially happy to have broaden also geographically with our first member from Turkey, proving the growth and development of venture philanthropy in Europe and beyond.

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In the spotlight – publication of the month

September 2012 Innovation is not the holy grail – it is time to move from innovation as an ideology to innovation as a process By Christian Seelos and Johanna Mair, published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Fall 2012 This … Continue reading

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German venture philanthropy&social investment scene gathers in Munich

On 11 September, EVPA, together with members BMW Stiftung Herbert Quandt, Auridis, Ashoka and BonVenture, organised the second country group meeting for German members. The event was also open to invited non-members. More than 60 representatives from social investment funds, … Continue reading

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The 8th EVPA Annual Conference – an update

Thanks to all who have already registered for the Annual Conference in Dublin. For those of you who have not made up your mind whether you should attend, let us remind you of the great things you can expect and … Continue reading

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EVPA welcomes new members

EVPA is delighted to welcome its new members the Emirates Foundation, Investir & + and Wise. This month we celebrate our first member from the United Arab Emirates, The Emirates Foundation, underlying the success and development of venture philanthropy beyond … Continue reading

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Chair Collaborator – 8th EVPA Annual Conference

We are delighted to announce that Jan Lübbering of ‘streetfootballworld’, will join the 8th EVPA Annual Conference as “Chair Collaborator”. Alongside this year’s Conference Chair, David Gold of Prospectus, Jan will guide us through the two-day programme taking an active … Continue reading

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