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Real Leaders: Every Investment Has Impact. What's Yours?
Mar
05
2018

Real Leaders: Every Investment Has Impact. What's Yours?

For Liesel Pritzker Simmons, there’s no shortcut to raising the bar on impact investment performance. 

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Wharton Business Radio:  Dollars and Change podcast
Oct
19
2017

Wharton Business Radio: Dollars and Change podcast

Lauren Cochran, Managing Director at Blue Haven Initiative, joins hosts Nick Ashburn and Sandi Hunt Live from SOCAP 2017 in San Francisco on this special edition of Dollars and Change.

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Wharton Magazine: 40 Under 40: Young Alumni to Watch Under 40 - Lauren Cochran WG09
Oct
10
2017

Wharton Magazine: 40 Under 40: Young Alumni to Watch Under 40 - Lauren Cochran WG09

Lauren is featured in Wharton Magazine's special issue, 40 Under 40: Young Alumni to Watch.

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GOGLA: Investor Q & A with Lauren Cochran, Blue Haven Initiative
Jul
27
2016

GOGLA: Investor Q & A with Lauren Cochran, Blue Haven Initiative

Ahead of Unlocking Solar Capital Africa this November 1-2, GOGLA talks to Lauren about Blue Haven Initiative’s involvement in the off-grid space.

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Bloomberg Brief: Special Report: Family Office
Jul
06
2016

Bloomberg Brief: Special Report: Family Office

Lauren Cochran scouts for deals in Africa as director of private investments for Blue Haven Initiative. Cochran spoke to Margaret Collins of Bloomberg Briefs about how she finds emerging companies on the world’s second-biggest continent.

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NextBillion: PEG Completes $7.5 Million Round to Expand Activities in West Africa
Jun
16
2016

NextBillion: PEG Completes $7.5 Million Round to Expand Activities in West Africa

Accra, Ghana – PEG, the leading off-grid solar company in Ghana, announced today that it has closed a $7.5 million Series A round. The funding will be used to expand operations in Ghana, build out the management team, and to enter Ivory Coast.

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Knowledge@Wharton: How Impact Investing Can Change the World
Mar
17
2016

Knowledge@Wharton: How Impact Investing Can Change the World

WSII’s report, “Great Expectations: Mission Preservation and Financial Performance in Impact Investing,” aimed to debunk the expectation that impact investors must always sacrifice financial returns when seeking social returns.

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Knowledge@Wharton: Social Entrepreneurship: What's the Best Way to Make a Difference?
Jan
29
2016

Knowledge@Wharton: Social Entrepreneurship: What's the Best Way to Make a Difference?

Social entrepreneurship is on the rise. Sixty percent of all social enterprises today were founded only within the past eight years, according to Harvard Business Review.

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The ImPact: Liesel Pritzker Simmons
Jan
10
2016

The ImPact: Liesel Pritzker Simmons

Where I was spending my time and what I was particularly passionate about had nothing to do with how my wealth was invested.

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