March 15, 2019

Academic Speakers Series: Matt McGarvey’s talk on Social Entrepreneurship

March 15, 2019, 15:30 – 17:00, Fulbright University Vietnam, 2F, 105 Ton Dat Tien, Tan Phu Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

What if sustainability meant re-inventing the world by re-imagining the way we do business?

What if the next billion dollar companies were going to be the ones that solved the world’s most pressing problems?

And what if Vietnam could be home to these companies?

Join Matthew McGarvey for an in-depth conversation on the next generation of social enterprises that will shape the world by addressing its biggest challenges.

During this conversation, Matthew will discuss the revolutionary new ways capital, technology and creativity are being deployed to change the way we live and how these same approaches can be deployed in Vietnam to create game changing companies that can change the world.

During his talk, Matthew will introduce radical new models of social enterprises that are shaping the future of humanity, as well as explore which sectors in Vietnam that are ripe for deploying these models.

The talk will be held in English. The details of the talk are as followings:

* Date and time: 3:00 P.M – 5:00 PM, on Monday, 18 March 2019.

* Address: Fulbright University Vietnam, 2F, 105 Ton Dat Tien, Tan Phu Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Register to join the event at: https://bit.ly/2UqqOKM

Matthew is a co-founder of Xylem Capital, an impact investment fund targeting sustainable food and agriculture production in Asia. Along with launching Forbes Media in Vietnam, Matthew also developed and launched one of the first modern social enterprises in Tibet, which has become a model for local economic development.

In addition, Matthew has worked closely with regional and international corporates and NGOs in developing and launching new and innovative strategies for growth and impact.

Matthew has a Masters in Business Administration from the Sloan School of Management at MIT and a bachelors degree in Philosophy from Boston College.

 

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