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Venture Philanthropy: An Oxymoron Whose Time Has Come

There are three important points about venture philanthropy. The venture capitalist's measure of success "return on investment (ROI)" can be utilized in the nonprofit sector. Most of the tools used by VCs in for-profit businesses can and should be used in philanthropy. And, there has never been a better time to make this happen.

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Description There are three important points about venture philanthropy. The venture capitalist's measure of success "return on investment (ROI)" can be utilized in the nonprofit sector. Most of the tools used by VCs in for-profit businesses can and should be used in philanthropy. And, there has never been a better time to make this happen.
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Keyword Social return on investment; Social capital; Community development; Economic devepment
Selector Knaub
Email Address news@bizmonthly.com
Date Of Record Creation 2004-06-15 11:45:29
Date Last Modified 2009-07-15 14:07:54
Publisher The Business Monthly
Creator Herron, John and Bailey, Catherine
Language EN
Date Record Checked: 2003-09-23 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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