Marking a maturing and increasingly courageous sector, EVPA has collected the experiences and lessons from twelve of its member organisations with a view to sharing their learnings from failure with other practitioners. Bundled in 'Learning from Failures in Venture Philanthropy and Social Investment' the report looks at strategies and investments that failed and the reasons they did so. Outlining risk mitigation strategies, the report focuses on overcoming risk in the strategy of the venture philanthropy and/or social investment organisation and in the execution of specific investments.

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Hehenberger, Lisa; Boiardi , Priscilla

Learning from failures in venture philanthropy and social investment

05/2015
Marking a maturing and increasingly courageous sector, EVPA has collected the experiences and lessons from twelve of its member organisations with a view to sharing their learnings from failure with other practitioners. Bundled in 'Learning from Failures in Venture Philanthropy and Social Investment' the report looks at strategies and investments that failed and the reasons they did so. Outlining risk mitigation strategies, the report focuses on overcoming risk in the strategy of the venture philanthropy and/or social investment organisation and in the execution of specific investments.
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Learning from failures in venture philanthropy and social investment
Hehenberger, Lisa; Boiardi , Priscilla
Bruselas (Belgium): European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA), 05/2015
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