Category Archives: Education

Change through Education Innovation

This year’s Social Impact Conference – Reinventing the Mainstream – was billed as a platform to demand and inspire businesses to act on their social and environmental responsibility with true and immediate materiality. As part of this, the Wheeler Institute’s Academic Co-Director Professor Elias Papaioannou moderated a panel entitled “Change through Education Innovation.” Education has […]

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IMPACTathon 2021: Student teams delivering impact-oriented solutions to business challenges

Every year London Business School students gather to celebrate Social Impact week with an incredible speaker series, events and activities aimed at using our business skills for good. Capping off the week is the LBS Impact Consulting Club staple, the IMPACTathon. This 48-hour hackathon-style event challenges students to work with impact-oriented enterprises to tackle some […]

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Scale and fintech in Africa – some hard questions

Do we know how many African fintech companies have reached scale? Scale is often deemed a yardstick of success by investors, policy makers and practitioners. So it follows that we should be able to answer this question, right? However, this is not as simple as it may seem. There is established knowledge in academia on […]

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