Can entrepreneurs solve the world's problems? Kash Rangan explores the field of impact investing.
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ALUMNI NEWS

News, notes, and special events
for HBS alumni

NO­VEMBER 6, 2­016

 
The Competitiveness of Lost Causes

The World Bank’s Emiliano Duch (MBA 1991) finds that business strategies and access to financing are opening up in countries with dire economic challenges. MORE

Building Change From the Ground Up

Karim Khoja (AMP 156, 1999) remains optimistic about Afghanistan’s future despite the country’s continuing instability. MORE

17 Ventures in Life Lab Opening

The Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab officially opened in Allston this week with 17 ventures among the inaugural cohort to occupy the space. Made possible by a gift from Judy (MBA 1983) and Steve Pagliuca (MBA 1982), the lab will help Harvard students, faculty, and alumni accelerate life science and biotech ventures. MORE

 


 
Webinars
Impact Investing: Challenges and Opportunities

NO­VEMBER 10, 2­016, 12:­00–1:­00 P.M. EST
Professor Kash Rangan will discuss the current state of impact investing and its role in addressing some of society’s greatest challenges.
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COMING UP ON NO­VEMBER 15:
Joining the Right Start-up

 
Working Knowledge
You’re Fired: Managing Gray-Area Decisions

Knowing when and how to let go of underperforming employees is a difficult task. Professor Joe Badaracco discusses the best ways to make hard decisions and deliver bad news. MORE

 

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