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What are the ‘must-dos’ other businesses should consider if they want to scale, succeed and deliver in emerging markets? On International Women’s Day 2019, SPRING finally kicked off off its Business Fights Poverty blog series ‘Businesses for impact in the spotlight’. Every month, we’ll interview one SPRING entrepreneur to find out how their products revolutionise health, education, financial […]

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What value do international organisations add in impact investing compared to investors and other stakeholders? FHI 360, Humentum, and Kito Global, along with the International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) Impact Investing Network published their new report ‘Amplify Impact Investing: the Next Mile of Impact Investing for INGOs – a two year-update of the inaugural report launched in […]

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DATE – OCTOBER 11, 2018 VENUE – WE ARE SOCIAL – Alphabeta 18, 14 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1BR TIME – 5PM – 7.30PM (including drinks reception RSVP here Why invest in girls? According to UNESCO estimates and International Labour Organisation (ILO) data, 130 million girls between the age of 6 and 17 are out of school today, and […]

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SPRING Accelerator welcomes its new CEO, Robert Haynie, to oversee global strategy and operations from London, UK. Rob joins at a critical time as SPRING prepares to launch its fourth cohort of social entrepreneurs whose products and/or services positively impact the lives of adolescent girls across Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and, Myanmar. With a total of […]

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Dhaka, Bangladesh, 3 August 2017 –  SPRING, a global accelerator funded by DFID, USAID, Nike Foundation and Australian Aid, announces call for application for mid-sized, growth oriented businesses from Bangladesh that can transform the lives of adolescent girls aged 10-19 to scale and realise commercial potential with support from world-class experts. The announcement has been […]

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19 businesses committed to making a lasting positive difference to the lives of adolescent girls aged 10-19 from across Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda have been chosen for SPRING Accelerator’s third cohort. It is the accelerator’s third cohort, returning to East Africa where it all began in 2015. This year’s cohort brings together a […]

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