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September 03, 2020

Press Release: Stories of Survival and Revival. The EVPA Annual Conference 2020

Brussels, 3 September 2020 – The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) is holding its first ever virtual Annual Conference from September 21-24 2020....

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September 01, 2020
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Angels & Demons: ‘It's really difficult to fight against perceptions’ - Valérie Faillat, Sanofi Espoir Foundation

Lazy categorisations of big business as the bad guys and philanthropists as the good guys no longer hold fast – especially with a growing wave of corporate social investors forging a path that draws o...

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August 20, 2020
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The investee who changed me: ‘If I hadn’t met Charlie, Bridges’ story could have been very different’

Meeting a social investor can be game-changing for an entrepreneur – but sometimes the lightbulb moment is even more dazzling for the one controlling the cash. In the latest in our series on career-de...

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August 14, 2020

Coronavirus: EIF and European Commission launch new measures supporting micro- and social enterprises under the EUR 400m EaSI Guarantee instrument

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the European Commission are launching new COVID-19 support measures under the EaSI Guarantee Instrument (EaSI) to enhance access to finance for micro-borrowers, ...

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August 11, 2020
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Impact Decoded: ‘We invest in solutions that are still being moulded into shape’

The Charter of Investors for Impact is a set of guiding principles for those committed to investing for (as opposed to with) impact. But what sets such investors apart from others? We’re asking some o...

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July 08, 2020

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