Posts By: Andrew Taylor

Stars in Global Health – Portfolio review

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Grand Challenges Canada believes that offering innovators breathing room to develop bold ideas that have big impact is a recipe for sustainable and viable solutions in global health. Funded by the Government of Canada, we developed the ‘Stars in Global Health’ program to support these kinds of ideas from the best and brightest talents, both in low- and middle-income countries and in Canada.

G8 and Impact Investing – Part 2

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Grand Challenges Canada will continue to build our pipeline of bold ideas, and to structure and implement deals that strike the appropriate ‘impact investment’ balance. We will also continue to promote the strengths and role of Canada in this space, informed and influenced by the knowledge we draw from our results and community stakeholders.

G8 and Impact Investing

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Exciting news! Beginning tomorrow, I’ll be in London attending the G8 Social Impact Investment forum. The purpose of the forum is to bring a heightened focus to current and emerging trends when it comes to ‘impact investing’, as a companion to the annual gathering of G8 Leaders. I’ll be joined by a number of Canadian […]