The first event in the 2013 Event Series will focus on bridging the financing gap in agricultural value chains. Convened by Business Fights Poverty, the Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and Citi, the event brings together a panel of industry experts to explore the potential of large…See More
Speakers: Jon Samuel, Head of Social Performance, Anglo American Caroline Ashley, Learning and Results Manager, Business Innovation Facility Clara Barby, Head of Impact, Bridges Ventures Chair: Simon Maxwell, Research Fellow, ODI Agenda: 17.00 Registration opens17.30-18.15 Introduction and panel…See More
Entrepreneurship is the keys to sustainable economic and private sector development in Africa, as growth accelerates on the continent, it generates with it new opportunities for investment. When it comes to future global investment strategies, Africa is high on the agenda for investors and entrepreneurs.The continent has become a more attractive investment destination over the last decade and is expected to sustain it's long term investment potential.The conference will bring together…See More
Speakers: Jon Samuel, Head of Social Performance, Anglo AmericanPetter Matthews, Executive Director, Engineers Against PovertyEmma Wilson, IIED Chair: Simon Maxwell, Research Fellow, ODI17.00 Registration opens17.30-18.15 Introduction and panel presentations18.15-19.00 Discussion19.00 ReceptionBackground:…See More
17.00 Registration opens17.30-18.15 Introduction and panel presentations18.15-19.00 Discussion19.00 Reception Speakers: Dr Susan Mboya, Group Director, Eurasia Africa Women’s Economic Empowerment, The Coca-Cola CompanyMarie Staunton, CEO, Plan UKLindi Hlanze, Lead on Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls, DFIDPenny Fowler, Head of Private Sector Advocacy, Oxfam Chair: Professor John Humphrey,…See More
Speakers:Marc van Ameringen, Executive Director, GAINMiguel Pestana, Vice President, Global External Affairs, UnileverJohn Humphrey, Globalisation Team, Institute of Development StudiesChair: Simon Maxwell, Research Fellow, ODI Registration opens at 17.00. The event will be followed by a reception. Background:The current food crises in parts of Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia and resulting child malnutrition present an acute illustration of…See More
Want to tackle poverty through income generation and job creation? Come and join us for an interactive learning session on the work of Acumen Fund – a pioneering social venture capital fund with more than $60 million invested in over 50 enterprises that serve the poor. ACUMEN 101 will be led by Acumen Fund’s newly-established European Team Vinay Nair and James Wu. Please click here to learn more about …See More
DOWNLOAD AUDIO AND PRESENTATIONS HERE Speakers:Maheswar Mishra, Private Sector Development Adviser, Investment and Finance Team, Private Sector Department, Department for International DevelopmentMadeleine Anderson, CEO, Equity for AfricaJulie Wallace, Senior Manager, Group Public Affairs, Standard Chartered BankChair: Simon Maxwell, Research Fellow,…See More
The first London event in the 2011 Event Series will focus on "Business-Donor Partnerships for Development"Speakers:Gavin McGillivray, Head, Private Sector Department, DFID (Click for audio)Anne McCormick, Corporate Affairs Director, Diageo…See More
I've been working with social entrepreneurs for a year at TechnoServe Chile. Working with them on marketing, communication, finance, strategy or logistics aspects, I realized how these entrepreneurs were actors of change in their countries. This experience made me develop a strong passion for social entrepreneurship and venture philantropy.
Other Topics on my radar:
-Access to Finance
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