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Jake Samuelson
Global Impact Investing Network

Jake Samuelson serves as Program Associate with the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN). In this role, he supports leading impact investors through the GIIN’s Investors Council, and helps to develop GIIN’s impact measurement and reporting standards, IRIS. Jake also manages the GIIN’s new database of impact investment funds, ImpactBase.

Jake previously worked at the Monitor Group, a global strategy consulting firm, focusing primarily on marketing, media, and technology strategy. He has also worked for three years as a pro-bono consultant, supporting the Robin Hood Foundation through targeted support of their poverty-fighting grantees. Jake earned a honors degree in economics from Harvard College.

He lives in Brooklyn and can be contacted at jsamuelson@thegiin.org and followed on Twitter at @jacobksamuelson

Posts by Jake Samuelson

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    Bob Annibale: ?Banker to the Banker of the Poor?

    Citi’s name is all over the highlight reel of microfinance’s growth in the last decade by "mainstreaming microfinance" into its global operations. More recently, Citi has been developing non-credit products, including microinsurance and savings plans for unbanked customers, according to Bob Annibale, Global Director of Citi Microfinance

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    Social Capital Markets 09: Forecasting a Marketplace

    What is the future of the impact investing marketplace? Where will the social capital market be in 2010? Those with the unenviable task of taking on this questions in the Wednesday morning plenary where Charly Kleissner from the KL Felicitas Foundation, Dan Crisafulli from the Skoll Foundation, and Amit Bouri from the Global Impact Investing...

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    Social Capital Markets 09: Metastasizing Metrics

    It was clear statistics, data, and metrics - in this context to measure, report, and track outputs and eventually outcomes of our work - were indeed sexy topics throughout the first two days of SoCap. Believe it. Nearly every panel in some way brought up the need to increase transparency and credibility...

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