The European Venture Philanthropy Association’s (EVPA) 2016 conference was its biggest yet attended by over 500 delegates. Held in Paris for the first time in a decade, Andrew Milner shares his offbeat impressions.
Ten years ago when the EVPA conference was last held in Paris, it – and venture philanthropy – was dominated by banks and private equity funds. Now, Olivier de Guerre of PhiTrust said, the idea of business technology for social enterprises is a message that has got across. The main issue now, he said, was going to scale. Continue reading
For more in-depth coverage of individual sessions, see Andrew Milner’s blog pieces.