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    • 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.
    • Press Release
    • 24 February 2014
    • The END Fund Receives $7M Grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust to Combat... - The END Fund
      The END Fund has announced a $7 million three-year grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust in support of efforts to reduce the burden of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Angola. This grant marks the Trust’s first engagement in the global movement to control and eliminate NTDs.
    • 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.
    • Press Release
    • 10 October 2013
    • Entrepreneurs Unite to Form "The Entrepreneur's Think Tank" - Centre for Entrepreneurs
      October 10th, 2013 marks the launch of the Centre for Entrepreneurs - the Entrepreneur's Think Tank. The Centre - a non-profit joint venture between the Legatum Institute and Luke Johnson - will defend entrepreneurs and promote the economic, social and cultural value of entrepreneurship in the UK. It represents all entrepreneurs, big or small, aspiring to grow their business.
    • Press Release
    • 26 September 2013
    • Freedom Fund Launched to Combat Modern-Day Slavery - Legatum Limited
      Legatum Foundation has partnered with two leading anti-slavery activists and donors, Humanity United and Walk Free to create an ambitious seven-year effort to raise and deploy $100 million or more to combat modern-day slavery. The announcement was made at the annual Clinton Global Initiative in New York City, 26th September 2013.
    • 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.
    • Press Release
    • 04 January 2013
    • Razoo Announces Record-Breaking Year - Razoo
      Razoo, the fastest growing crowdfunding platform for causes, announced that 2012 was its biggest year for charitable giving to date. Razoo raised more than $135 million dollars for 16,000 nonprofits across the country since inception with more than half raised in 2012.
    • 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.
    • Press Release
    • 12 November 2012
    • New Legatum Foundation website launched - Legatum
      We are delighted to announce the launch of the latest Legatum Foundation website. The site documents the Foundation’s activities over the past decade in more than 110 countries during which time we impacted the lives of over 30 million people. The site includes authentic images and inspiring stories of individuals who have been touched by the Foundation and the also the people who serve them.
    • Press Release
    • 30 October 2012
    • The 2012 Legatum Prosperity Index Launches - Legatum Institute
      We are proud to announce the launch of the 2012 Legatum Prosperity Index™, the Legatum Institute’s unique annual assessment of global prosperity based on both material wealth and personal wellbeing.