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Eibhlin Ni Ogain

Opinion 1 Eibhlin Ni Ogain 30 June 2015

Impact investing – what we’ve learnt

Two and a half years ago, we launched Nesta Impact  Investments, a fund that aims to scale innovative solutions to the UK’s most challenging social issues.  We want to see our ventures develop financially while …

Opinion Eibhlin Ni Ogain 27 June 2012

Is it nice to have a NICE?

What would happen if we decided which social interventions to fund based purely on the evidence of their efficacy? If we are to believe the current rhetoric, a lot more effective interventions would get funded, …