5:00—6:00 PM
1 Plough Place

Global Innovation Fund: UK Launch Event

This London, UK event, co-hosted by Nesta and the Center for Global Development in Europe, will introduce the Global Innovation Fund and its mission, highlight its first investments and grants, and showcase some of the innovators.

Confirmed speakers include: Michael Anderson (CEO, The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation), Owen Barder (Vice President, Center for Global Development), Geoff Mulgan (Chief Executive, Nesta), Kanini Mutooni (Director of Investments & ICT for the East Africa Trade and Investment Hub) and Alix Zwane (CEO, Global Innovation Fund).

The Global Innovation Fund is a $200 million non-profit fund that invests in social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people in the developing world. Through its grants and risk capital, the Fund supports breakthrough solutions to global development challenges from social enterprises, researchers, for-profit firms, non-profit organisations, and government agencies.

RSVP to: globalinnovationfund@fhflondon.co.uk



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