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Rob John
Advisor, Asia Venture Philanthropy Network

Venture Philanthropy: Venturing into Entrepreneurial Philanthropy

Rob John

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Dr. Rob John is an independent consultant specializing in venture philanthropy and social entrepreneurship. From 2005 to 2009, he was a visiting fellow at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. He was principal advisor to the European Venture Philanthropy Association during its start up and now advises the Asia Venture Philanthropy Network and the European Venture Philanthropy Fund. Following a career spanning 15 years in international development, including refugee assistance and microcredit, John directed a small Oxford-based venture philanthropy fund before becoming freelance in 2004. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce.


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on 16 September 2010 at the global Social Innovation Exchange annual conference “SIX And The City” held at SMU, Singapore. Read more...


If there is an X PRIZE for collaborative thought leadership of the social ecosystem, this book would get it. Read more...

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Chairman & CEO,
X PRIZE Foundation

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