75440 - Venture Capital Philanthropy

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

No poverty Quality education Reduced inequalities

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide tools for the analysis of innovation financing and investment projects that can be financed through venture capital and social impact finance. At the end of the course the student is able to evaluate innovative investments, to attract the attention of financial intermediaries specialized in social venture capital andimpact finance tools.

Course contents


  • Social Venture Capital
  • Venture Philantropy




textbook: TBD


Suggested readings

three zeros - Yunus

Teaching methods

classroom lectures

articles discussion



Assessment methods

teamwork essay

5 open question


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

Teaching tools

standard classroom 

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

Office hours

See the website of Giuseppe Torluccio