Giving is not going away
Rik Vyverman, Acumen Fund, and Harvey Koh, Monitor Inclusive Markets, and Simon Desjardins, Shell Foundation, speak at SOCAP/Europe about the new report published by Monitor in collaboration with Acumen Fund, From Blueprint to Scale: The Case for Philanthropy in Impact Investing. The report is based on Monitor’s deep expertise, 60+ expert interviews and 10+ years of Acumen Fund data; it shows how grants are needed to bridge the gap when developing new business models that serve low income customers. Read the full report here.
Rik Vyverman is a Business Development Manager at Acumen Fund and is based in Paris.
Harvey Koh is an Associate Partner in the Monitor Inclusive Markets India practice.
Simon Desjardins is a Business Manager at Shell Foundation.