Rob John

Rob John is a visiting senior fellow at the Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship & Philanthropy, NUS Business School, Singapore. From 2004 – 11 he helped build the European Venture Philanthropy Association and the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network. Philanthropy is his third career, having started out as a research chemist before moving to international aid and development. Rob splits his time between UK and Singapore.

Posts by Rob John

  • Angels, Super Angels and Impact Angels (07.16.14 )

    By Rob John, Visiting Fellow, Asia Center for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy, National University of Singapore When entrepreneurs grow their ventures beyond the resources of “friends and family,” they turn to outside investors for capital. Angel investors are wealthy individuals, usually experienced entrepreneurs, who provide capital for young companies during start-up or expansion; they also, […]

  • Virtuous circles: collective giving in Asia (02.04.14 )

    By Rob John, Visiting Fellow, Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy, National University of Singapore Philanthropy in Asia is developing rapidly to serve the region’s growing number of social entrepreneurs and high-potential nonprofits. Giving circles are one innovation in Asia that holds potential for companies and their employees.

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