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From Dartmouth to Development - How to Build Conscientious Business

Learn how to build a social enterprise in emerging markets and apply market-based solutions to international development challenges - a Dartmouth story.

Friday, April 4, 2014
Room 002, Rockefeller Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Free Food, Lectures & Seminars, Service & Volunteer, Workshops & Training
Registration required.

Registration required:  http://dartmouthtodevelopment-14s.eventbrite.com

Dartmouth alum Johannes Lohmann ‘09, Chief Financial Officer of Instiglio, will share his experience transitioning from a career in finance to a career in social enterprise.

You will hear his perspective on how to build a social enterprise in emerging markets and apply market-based solutions to international development challenges. In this interactive workshop, (1) you and your team will be presented with a case study--a pressing international development problem; (2) you will design a market-based solution to address the development problem; and (3) you will frame and pitch your solution as a business plan.

This event is co-sponsored by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, 
Office of Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer, The Dickey Center for International Understanding, and the Center for Professional Development.  This event is included as a part of DEN Days.  

About the speaker:
Johannes Lohmann ‘09Chief Financial Officer, Instiglio
Johannes is the Chief Financial Officer of Instiglio. He has experience in corporate and project finance and in applying finance to development. Before joining Instiglio he worked on emerging market investments in the private sector at IFC, the World Bank’s investment arm. As such, Johannes was involved in major equity and debt investments in companies in developing countries with the dual aims of generating a sustainable development impact and guaranteeing financial returns for IFC and its co-investors. Before joining the IFC, Johannes worked in the investment banking division of Deutsche Bank in New York, helping global corporate clients raise financing and arrange large mergers and acquisitions. Johannes holds a BA, magna cum laude, in economics and mathematics from Dartmouth College. Johannes is fluent in English, German, Spanish, and French, and conversant in Turkish.


About Instiglio:
Instiglio believes in a world where every cent spent on alleviating poverty is as effective as can be.Through innovative contracting and financing structures, such as Social Impact Bonds and other types of results-based finance, Instiglio empowers funders of social services to pay for programs only if and when they prove their impact. By tying funding to impact, Instiglio improves accountability and incentivizes high-quality social services for the world’s most vulnerable populations. For more information, visit us at http://www.instiglio.org/


For more information, contact:
Nikita Sachdeva

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.