7. Philanthropic Venture Capital: A New Model of Financing for Social Entrepreneurs

  1. Douglas J. Cumming
  1. Luisa Alemany1 and
  2. Mariarosa Scarlata2

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118266908.ch7

Venture Capital: Investment Strategies, Structures, and Policies

Venture Capital: Investment Strategies, Structures, and Policies

How to Cite

Cumming, D. J. (2010) Philanthropic Venture Capital: A New Model of Financing for Social Entrepreneurs, in Venture Capital: Investment Strategies, Structures, and Policies, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118266908.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    Associate Professor, ESADE Business School

  2. 2

    PhD candidate, ESADE Business School

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499146

Online ISBN: 9781118266908

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Keywords:

  • philanthropic venture capital;
  • social entrepreneurs;
  • expertise;
  • financial results;
  • socially responsible investment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Current Challenges Faced in Foundation Grantmaking

  • Social Entrepreneurs and the Financing of Social Enterprises

  • Philanthropic Venture Capital: Definitions, Key Data, and Main Players

  • The Philanthropic Venture Capital Model Compared to the Venture Capital Model

  • Conclusion

  • Notes

  • About the Authors