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The (un)mysterious art of financial forecasting

Mystified by financial modelling? Investment Associate Caroline Hickson explains why you shouldn’t be. On my CV, it says I was previously a financial analyst at a large investment bank. However, I prefer to say that actually I was something of a fortune teller. Men and women (well, mainly men – gender equality was somewhat lacking) […]

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How can you translate your vision into an investable proposition?

How do you go about exciting social investors with your investment idea? Having clear aims and a social impact are a must, as is a strong financial case, explains investment manager Sarah Chu. Start by writing down exactly what your social enterprise wants to achieve. Think it’s crystal clear? Try and explain it to someone […]

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Six new ventures join the Health Social Innovators Programme in London

The second cohort of social entrepreneurs tackling healthcare and wellbeing challenges in England have joined the accelerator in February 2016. Health Social Innovators, a pioneering accelerator programme for social ventures in health, has welcomed six exciting companies on to the second cohort. The programme is a collaboration between UCL Business PLC and Numbers for Good, […]

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North East Investment Readiness Breakfast

On Tuesday 15 March from 0830-1130 Northstar Ventures and Numbers for Good are hosting a morning event looking at the ‘investment readiness’ support available to VCSEs in the North East. The event is sponsored by the Big Lottery Fund. What is it? An opportunity to have your questions answered about how to become ‘investment ready’. In […]

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Big Lottery Fund grants awarded to five Numbers for Good partners to develop social impact bonds

The Big Lottery Fund’s Commissioning Better Outcomes has awarded development funding to a range of commissioners, charities, social enterprises and housing associations who are seeking to establish social impact bonds (SIBs). Numbers for Good is delighted to share details of five of our partners’ projects which we’ll be providing technical support to develop SIBs. We’ll […]

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