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Scaling investments: Small – Bigger – JUMP

Anne Holm Rannaleet 11 November 2019

What does it take to scale a social impact investment? Pretty much the same as it takes to scale any start-up company you have invested in! Capital and human resources, but even more importantly, the …

A spotlight on the dark side of passion

Kirsten Ottens 11 November 2019

What role should impact investors play on the topic of wellbeing of social entrepreneurs? This was the question on our minds during a session at the annual conference of the European Venture Philanthropy Association in …

The story behind the numbers: Putting the end-user first in impact measurement

Tatiana van Lier 8 November 2019

As an impact first investor, the actual impact of your portfolio and investees is what matters most. Is this company achieving what it aims to do? What does interaction with this company actually mean for …

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands to attend 15th EVPA Annual Conference

Alliance magazine 23 October 2019

Her Majesty, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, plans to join over 800 EVPA conference goers, in The Netherlands, on 6 November. She will be presented the first copy of the anniversary report, ‘15 Years of …

Which session at the 2019 EVPA Conference would you most like to read about?

Alliance magazine 8 October 2019

As we approach the 2019 EVPA Annual Cnference next month, we hope to be able to share the topics and themes from the conference with those who are unable to attend — and hear comments …

The quest for collaboration in Asia

Andrew Milner 3 September 2019 For Subscribers

The potential advantages of far-reaching collaboration underpinned AVPN’s conference in Singapore. But it is a virtue more often preached than practised. Underlying all the themes at the recent AVPN conference in Singapore was the idea …

Creating impact that makes sense to funders

Bradley Wo 1 August 2019

At the AVPN Conference last month, more than 1,200 funders and resource providers from across 40 countries gathered in Singapore to learn best practices to address critical impact areas. With collaboration as a central pillar …

Making the most of my AVPN networking experience

Jennifer Louie 25 July 2019

‘Come prepared!’ As the new kid on the block, I did not heed this advice as well as I should have as I embarked on my first annual AVPN conference. As the network rapidly grows …

Building a common narrative or just using buzzwords? What are we talking about when we talk about…

Nadya Hernandez 18 July 2019

What happens when you put 1,200-plus people in the same space for three full days? Somehow the dots start connecting themselves leaving enough room to ask questions, share thoughts and build some common points. After …

Breaking Boundaries: Coverage from the 2019 AVPN Annual Conference

Alliance magazine 9 July 2019

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s AVPN Annual Conference in Singapore. Now in its seventh year, the AVPN Conference brought together a diverse group of funders and resource providers …