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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 — No Region Specified

The Secrets of Starbucks

Source: PSI Impact

Twenty years ago in Nepal, the first modern example of social franchising for health – the application of commercial franchising strategies to achieve public health goals – began expanding access to quality health services. This year, PSI and Marie Stopes International, two organizations that have long-employed social franchising to improve health outcomes, came together to create an online course on social franchising, with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 — No Region Specified

Social Entrepreneur Profile: Peter Harris, Fairbourne Consulting

Source: Forbes

The mere mention of “social entrepreneurship” used to be enough to put me on edge.
Monday, January 17, 2011 — No Region Specified

Creation Investments Closes Global MFI Fund at $32M


Creation Investments Social Ventures Fund I, a global microfinance-focused private equity fund, has made a final close at $31.8 million. The fund is now eyeing investments in Asia, besides Latin America and Eastern Europe. The Fund's investor base includes 74 US and European institutional investors along with family offices and high net worth individuals. Creation Investments Capital Management, LLC, is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The fund has till date deployed half of this...
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