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Growth Finance For Social Entrepreneurs

Growth Finance For Social Entrepreneurs


Growth Finance For Social Entrepreneurs


Fri, March 28, 2008; 09:00 - 11:00

Financing the growth of operations to achieve major scale is without a doubt the biggest challenge facing social entrepreneurs. Not only are larger amounts of capital hard to obtain, but the funding available frequently neglects the need to build the core capacity of the to organisations – and can result in pressures that dilute the to organisations focus on maximizing social impact. This panel explores a range of methods and strategies available to social entrepreneurs for financing their growth plans, including emerging ways to create new asset classes (including hybrid, for-profit, and for-benefit models); and cutting-edge intermediaries supporting social entrepreneurs’ financing efforts. And a seasoned social entrepreneur will be on hand to share experiences on the ground in obtaining major funding from both grant and investor sources.



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Written by Antony Bugg-Levine:

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Featuring Antony Bugg-Levine:

Antony Bugg-Levine

Nonprofit Finance Fund

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Featuring Christine Eibs Singer:

Christine Eibs Singer


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Featuring Mark Campanale:

Mark Campanale

Founder and Executive Director
UK Social Investment Forum

Maximilian Martin

Global Head, Philanthropy Services


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