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European Venture Philanthropy Association 10th Annual Conference – “Collaborating for Social Impact: the Next 10 Years”

21 November 2014, Berlin

The conference brought together more than 500 venture philanthropists and social entrepreneurs, NGO’s, intermediaries and foundation representatives from around the world to discuss a range of topics from crowdfunding to impact measurement and from exits or family philanthropy to government regulations.

A special event hosted by BMW Stiftung Herbert Quandt, Impact Hub and Artha Networks Inc./Rianta Capital was held within the framework of the conference to discuss how to seed the impact economy and social entrepreneurship and support the potential being manifested in neglected regions like Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central & Western Asia. Emil Georgiev of DeConi presented the major challenges and opportunities for promoting the impact economy and establishing viable social enterprises in Bulgaria.