75440 - Venture Capital Philanthropy

Academic Year 2023/2024

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide students with the economic and financial tools for analyzing innovation financing and investment projects that can be funded through venture capital and venture philanthropy. At the end of the course, students are capable of evaluating innovative investments, as well as developing and drafting business plans suitable for attracting the attention of financial intermediaries specialized in venture capital and venture philanthropy financing.

Course contents

Social Venture Capital

Venture Philantropy


Social Business


"Green and Social Economy Finance A Review by Karen Wendt 2021"

A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions 2018 Muhammad Yunus

Teaching methods

Face-to-face classroom lectures

Discussion of articles

Group projects

Assessment methods

Essay developed in groups

Written 5 open questions

• <18 insufficient • 18-23 sufficient • 24-27 good • 28-30 excellent

• 30 cum laude outstanding

Teaching tools

Guest speakers

3ZERO Club | Creating a World of Three Zeros [https://3zero.club/]

Office hours

See the website of Giuseppe Torluccio