How do we design a health economy that prioritizes well-being for all?- Excerpts from 9th Sankalp Global Summit 17

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(Excerpts from the track on Future of Healthcare at the 9th Sankalp Global Summit held in December 2017) World over, health care providers and governments are struggling to find the balance between making progress and developing solutions to improve access and quality of care while controlling costs. We need to shift from the break-fix model […]

Feb 7, 2018

Can we feed the planet without destroying it? – Excerpt from 9th Sankalp Global Summit 17

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( Excerpts from the track on Future of Food at the 9th Sankalp Global Summit held in December 2017) The act of feeding the global population puts more stress on the planet than any other activity. As diets shift to be more resource intensive and populations grow, were running out of resources to feed ourselves […]

Feb 7, 2018

5 Reasons Why Investors Can’t Seal the Deal in East Africa

by Sheena Raikundalia

Whilst startup investment in East Africa is at an all-time high, recent reports[1] have shown that 72% of capital went to only three startups in 2015 and 2016. With enterprises citing access to capital as the biggest barrier and funds and investors highlighting lack of investment ready enterprises in East Africa it is essential to […]

Jan 9, 2018

Future of Impact Investment in South East Asia

by Rachna Rangarajan

Early stage investments, especially in enterprises started by first generation entrepreneurs, were unspoken for 10 years ago in South East Asia. Newly crowned unicorns of Indonesia had their fund raise only 6-7 years ago, says Dondi Hananto of Patamar Capital at the panel discussion on the Future of Impact Investing in South East Asia at […]

Sep 25, 2017

Banking industry in Kenya at a bitter intersection, so what’s next?

by sankalpforum

This article is based on dialogs between banking executives, MFI executives and financial services investors who came together at a session held earlier this year to discuss “Navigating the future of banking in East Africa”. This session was jointly hosted by EAVCA and Intellecap’s investment banking practice at the Sankalp Forum held at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies (Nairobi).

Apr 27, 2017

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