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    • 03 September 2014
    • Legatum Seeds Ebola Crisis Fund With $150,000 Gift - Legatum
      The Legatum Foundation today announced a donation of $150,000 to the Ebola Crisis Fund, a fund established to help prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa. The current outbreak of Ebola, centred in Sierra Leone and Liberia has claimed more than 1550 lives and is threatening tens-of-thousands more. There is no proven vaccine or cure. The disease continues to spread with the Democratic Republic of Congo recently reporting its first cases.
    • News Article
    • 06 July 2014
    • Legatum team conquers Mount Kilimanjaro to help END NTDs - Legatum
      The team set out to conquer the mountain to raise awareness and much-needed funds to help treat and cure millions of people with neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) - a group of parasitic and bacterial diseases.
    • News Article
    • 07 April 2014
    • Why does a Dubai-based investment group care so much about vector borne... - Mark Stoleson, Business Fights Poverty
      This year, World Health Day is shining a light on the devastating impact of vector-borne diseases. Read a post by Legatum's CEO, Mark Stoleson, which discusses why an investment group cares so much about these diseases that cause more than one million deaths each year and leave hundreds of millions more debilitated, disfigured, blind or just too sick to work or go to school due to their long-term effects.
    • News Article
    • 26 February 2014
    • MIT's Legatum Center unleashes entrepreneurs, alters thinking about... - Forbes Asia, Jon Springer
      Find an innovative way to serve the average person in a low-income country. Develop your own business plan. Convince investors. Make a healthy profit for yourself and your investors by providing economically viable solutions. These are the expectations for the students, called Fellows, at the Legatum Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
    • News Article
    • 28 January 2014
    • Principles Before Profit: Q&A With Legatum Group CEO Mark Stoleson - Tim Falconer, Wall Street Journal
      Legatum's CEO, Mark Stoleson, talks to the Wall Street Journal about what makes the company's investment approach stand out from the crowd, why an altruistic agenda can co-exist with a profit motive, and where he thinks the next big investment opportunities exist.
    • News Article
    • 07 January 2014
    • Crowdfunding For Good a Growing Global Movement - Devin Thorpe
      Imagine raising $17 million in one day. Using the Razoo platform, GiveMN, a statewide crowdfunding campaign for Minnesota nonprofits, did just that on November 14, 2013, when over 52,000 individual donors combined to set a record for the most money raised in a single day through crowdfunding (as far I can tell).
    • News Article
    • 29 October 2013
    • The 2013 Legatum Prosperity Index™ Launched - Legatum Institute
      The 2013 Legatum Prosperity Index™ was launched on the 29th October 2013 by the Legatum Institute. The Prosperity Index is a unique global assessment of the national prosperity of 142 nations based on both wealth and well-being.
    • News Article
    • 07 July 2013
    • Legatum Plaza: Our New Home - Legatum Limited
      Legatum relocated its global headquarters to Legatum Plaza in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
    • News Article
    • 21 May 2013
    • Legatum CEO Mark Stoleson on Capital Inflows in India - Shishir Prasad, Forbes India
      Mark Stoleson, CEO of Legatum, tells Forbes India that what happened in the Andhra Pradesh microfinance sector was an aberration, but it almost killed off the entire sector.
    • News Article
    • 27 March 2013
    • Who Are The Happiest People In The World? - Dean Arrindell and Lauren Lyster, Just Explain It
      The United Nations passed a resolution declaring March 20, 2013 the first International Day of Happiness. The resolution recognized "happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings around the world and the importance of their recognition in public policy objectives." So, why is happiness so important? How is happiness measured? And what countries are the happiest?
    • News Article
    • 05 March 2013
    • New END Fund website launched - Legatum Limited
      We are proud to announce the launch of the new END Fund website! The END Fund is a collaboration between some of the most progressive philanthropists around the globe, coming together to form the world's first private initiative aimed at tackling neglected tropical diseases. The END Fund provides exceptional return on investment by harnessing the highly scalable impact of low-cost mass drug administrations.
    • News Article
    • 02 January 2013
    • Social Impact Is Investing, Not Fundraising - The NonProfit Times
      Susan Raymond, Ph.D. of Changing Our World Inc. outlined the arc of evolution in philanthropy. The first stage is when philanthropists talk about collaboratives. “Donors understand they can never get to scale themselves,” she said. An example of collaboration is the END Fund of Wayne, Pa., which seeks to aggregate $100 million to fight neglected tropical diseases in Africa.
    • News Article
    • 15 October 2012
    • From Hunger to Hope - Razoo
      Razoo have teamed up with Yum! Brands to host the "Hunger to Hope" giving day to celebrate World Food Day. Participate by visiting http://hungertohope.razoo.com.
    • News Article
    • 05 June 2012
    • The END Fund Launches to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases in Africa - Legatum
      Ellen Agler, Chief Executive Officer of The END Fund, the world’s first private philanthropic initiative to combat the seven most common neglected tropical diseases in Africa, announced today the official launch of The END Fund, as well as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's commitment of US$ 2 million to The END Fund.
    • News Article
    • 11 May 2012
    • Launch of the new Legatum.com website - Legatum Limited
      We are delighted to unveil our new online home at www.legatum.com. More than just a redesign, the new site includes fresh content covering our approach to investing, our people, our history and our values.
    • News Article
    • 16 April 2012
    • Appointment of Ellen Agler as CEO of The END Fund - The END Fund
      Legatum announces the appointment of Ellen Agler as Chief Executive Officer of The END Fund, the world’s first donor-advised fund dedicated to neglected tropical diseases.
    • News Article
    • 01 April 2012
    • Sanuk Means All Kinds Of Fun - Avril Foley, Legatum
      Having fun isn’t just limited to April Fools’ Day – we think you can have fun every day of the year when sanuk is part of your life.

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