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The interplay between impact investing and philanthropy

Impact investment is a key complementary funding source in emerging markets like Nigeria, concludes a report by the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at Cambridge Judge Business School, in collaboration with SME.NG and the Impact Investors Foundation.  Elena Christodoulou Dr Shonali…

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Catching up with Ayobami Akinyode Olunloyo for Black History Month

For Black History Month this October, we caught up with Ayobami Akinyode Olunloyo, an Executive MBA graduate of Cambridge Judge Business School (EMBA 2018). A native of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, Ayobami was named in 2020 to the “Best and…

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Ayobami Akinyode Olunloyo in front of King's College, Cambridge.

Centre of Strategic Philanthropy in Conversation: Florence ‘Cuppy’ Otedola

by Xiaoyu Dai, Research Assistant at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) launched the first event of its new series 'CSP in Conversation', a succession of intimate interviews discussing key philanthropic and development initiatives in…

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Florence 'Cuppy' Otedola.

Charting the way

New guides for navigating the regulatory environment for fintech in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, India and Mexico. This blogpost is written by Sarah Ombija, Regulatory Researcher at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School; Neha…

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Nursing the Nigerian healthcare system back to health

Healthcare systems around the world face common challenges when it comes to managing the operational complexities of large scale care organisation. When you factor in global trends such as increasing populations and diminishing funds, the challenges become even more acute.…

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Nigeria’s time has come – but are its leaders up to the task?

Nigeria is experiencing some of the fastest economic growth on the continent. With a newly elected president, the triumph of democracy and a young population, many commentators reckon Nigeria's time has come. But are its leaders, both political and business,…

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Doing business in Lagos: meeting the challenges of extreme urbanisation

Lagos – exciting, buzzing, a beacon for startups and the arts? Or chaotic, dangerous, with high crime rates and a forever-dropping internet connection? Whatever you think of Nigeria's biggest city, there's no denying that millions of people want to live…

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Nadia Denton, Author: The Nigerian filmmaker’s guide to success

Nadia Denton, the author of The Nigerian filmmaker's guide to success: beyond Nollywood about the Nigerian film industry, talks to Cambridge Judge Business School's Dr Allègre Hadida. Nadia Denton is a member of BAFTA with considerable film industry experience. She…

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Training Nigerian legislators … and learning a lot in the process

Barely six months ago Baroness Smith of Newnham, Senior University Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Cambridge, and a member of the House of Lords, rarely thought about Nigeria; last week in Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games, she…

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