B-School, Microfinance, Startups

Three Unconventional Lessons For Business School Students

It’s unusual when a successful entrepreneur opens a presentation to a room full of business school students with a photograph of her twin baby boys. But then Jessica Jackley isn’t a typical entrepreneur. As one of the speakers of a three-year series funded by the Pears Foundation at the Saïd Business School at Oxford, entrepreneur… Continue reading Three Unconventional Lessons For Business School Students

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Aid, Microfinance, VC

Why Buffett, Gates, and the Giving Pledge Members Should Be Wary of Impact Investing

The article below was originally posted on policymic.com, nextbillion.net, and skollworldforum.org. Earlier this month, 35 men and women gathered in Santa Barbara, California to discuss how to give away a major slice of their $140 billion of personal wealth. Many had already signed on to the Giving Pledge, a pact pushed by software tycoon Bill Gates… Continue reading Why Buffett, Gates, and the Giving Pledge Members Should Be Wary of Impact Investing