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EVPA founders interview: Serge Raicher

12 November 2019
Serge Raicher

Serge Raicher is still involved in the social investment world, but as an individual, rather than as part of any formal structure. I saw part of my final role as chair of EVPA as being to help the founders to phase out and of course that applied to me, too, so I purposely cut the strings with EVPA, other than following what’s going on and really liking what they’re doing. For me, informing, catalysing and …

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EVPA founders interview: Luciano Balbo

12 November 2019
Luciano Balbo

Luciano Balbo founded Oltre Venture, which is raising funds for social investment in Italy. Oltre Venture is a member of EVPA, Luciano continues to have personal contacts with the founders and with people currently on the EVPA board. At the time of EVPA’s founding, I was leaving the private equity industry and starting to make some social investments. Doug Miller, whom I’d known for 35 years or so and who was the real founder, was …

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EVPA founders interview: Michiel de Haan

12 November 2019
Michiel de Haan

Michiel de Haan is GP of Aescap Venture, a life science venture capital company in the exit phase of its …

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EVPA founders interview: Stephen Dawson

12 November 2019
Stephen Dawson

As well as being one of the founders of EVPA, Stephen Dawson co-founded Impetus Trust in the UK around the …

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EVPA founders interview: Doug Miller

12 November 2019
Doug Miller

After setting up the EVPA, Doug Miller went on to found sister organisation, AVPN, in Asia and has now set …

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Conference corner: Kevin Teo, AVPN

9 July 2019
Alliance magazine

At the 2019 AVPN Annual Conference, we spoke to Kevin TEO Chief Operating Officer AVPN, to capture his reflections. Now in …

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Strengthening local development by social enterprise in Kenya

10 June 2019
Alliance magazine

WE!Hub Victoria Ltd. (WeTu for short) is a social enterprise founded by Siemens Stiftung which works across seven locations on …

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Interview with Dr. Frank Niederländer, BMW Foundation

1 June 2019
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine speaks to Dr. Frank Niederländer from the BMW Foundation ahead of the C-Summit in September 2019. Jointly organised …

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Conference corner: Lucia Martina, Fondazione Lang Italia

28 May 2019
Amy McGoldrick

At the European Foundation Centre 2019 Annual Conference, I speak to delegates to capture their reflections so far. What is …

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Switzerland’s philanthropy – increase in regulation, global philanthropy and changes in grant-making

1 January 2019
Association of German Foundations

Interview with Prof. Dr. Georg von Schnurbein, Director Center for Philanthropy Studies (CEPS) Georg, what are the three broad issues …

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A look inside central Asian philanthropy

20 December 2018
WINGS

WINGS Interview with Dinara Musabekova, Manager at Civil Society Initiative, University of Central Asia 1. What does philanthropy and charitable giving …