Columbia University has roughly $10 million invested in Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and G4S

Did you know…  …that Columbia University has roughly $10 million invested in Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and G4S–two of the largest private prison firms in the world? …that last year, the Chairman of the Board of CCA was inducted onto the Board of Trustees at Belmont University, and that …

Crowdfunding Update – McKinsey Voices, Fajr Capital & Crowdfunding for the Middle East

Crowdfunding Global Update McKinsey Voices Article Crowdfund Investing in Muslim Markets Paper Muslim Market Self-Assessment Tool Dec 5, 2013 Dear Hazel, Here are two new pieces of research that provide unique views on the near-term opportunities for crowdfunding and entrepreneurship in the middle east region. They look specifically at how …

Global Crowdfunding Update: Updates from the World Bank and Africa

Crowdfunding Global Update June 3, 2013 Crowdfunding was the featured topic in this month’s Entrepreneur Magazine, which looks at innovation in funding start-ups. The article explored the ways in which governments, development organizations and investors in many countries are working to create entrepreneurial ecosystems and innovation.  Crowdfunding is a solution that …