Seeking global poverty and philanthropy, eBay founder Pierre Omidyar Tufts University donates $ 100 million impact for a limited confidence to invest in microfinance. Examines the origins of the initiative, the perspectives and objectives of different stakeholders, and the way in which the most important questions of structure, management, implementation and accountability have been addressed. The Omidyar-Tufts Microfinance Fund targets a catalytic effect on the expansion of an activity have … Read more »

Seeking global poverty and philanthropy, eBay founder Pierre Omidyar Tufts University donates $ 100 million impact for a limited confidence to invest in microfinance. Examines the origins of the initiative, the perspectives and objectives of different stakeholders, and the way in which the most important questions of structure, management, implementation and accountability have been addressed. The Omidyar-Tufts Microfinance Fund targets a catalytic effect on the expansion of an activity must have a high social value during the application of a strict technical criteria for the use of the funds, so an economic return equal to or higher than the yield of comparable assets in Tufts talent. In the process, the Omidyar approach to more traditional ways of giving is over. Additionally, an overview of the microfinance industry and the challenges of investing in this new area of ​​emerging markets.
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Michael Chu,
Jean Steege Hazell
Source: Harvard Business School
22 pages.
Publication Date: Jan 29, 2007. Prod #: 307078-PDF-ENG
Omidyar-Tufts Microfinance Fund: Striving, the Social Enterprise Capital Markets HBR case solution forming

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