Social Ventures Foundation
Introducing a New Paradigm in Poverty Reduction
EndPoverty Summit 2019
Facilitating the identification, promotion, investment and innovation of startups and businesses which have products, services and/or job programs that sustainably lift the livelihoods of the poor.
Letting the world know about the best startups and businesses through our newsletters and our annual "EndPoverty Summits" where we present case studies and award the most outstanding
The Board and The Team
Our Board includes amazing people who are doing Business with a Purpose.
Board of Directors*
Stuart Hart https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjdkjiJreFU Bottom of Pyramid Co-Author
Paul Polak https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8h1jK2eYTnc Pioneer of the New Paradigm
Satyan Mishra https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGCOaoZu2G0 Pioneer of the New Paradigm
Audrey Selian http://www.sankalpforum.com/people-profile/dr-audrey-selian/ Supporting Pioneers and Innovators
Marc Blumenthal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UirUEgHxbU0 Innovator-Social/Technology Entrepreneur
*Note: Up to two additional Board members will be added to the Board by December 1, 2019
Our team includes passionate social entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers.
Marc Blumenthal Executive Director https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UirUEgHxbU0
Jim Chu Business Advisor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gceq0F10U6s
Kristy Noel Business Manager Over ten years of business management experience
Daneka Soudak Director of Social Media Over twelve years experience in digital marketing and media
Artin Dersimonian Newsletter and Summit Administrator Social Entrepreneurship Intern Champlain College
Haley Burns Social Ventures Investment Facilitator Social Entrepreneurship Intern University of New Hampshire
Emmanuel Juste Manager-V'ice Haiti Emerging Social Entrepreneur
EndPoverty Fund Advisors
Rilwan Meeran Fund Advisor Over 17 years of Venture capital, private equity, and investment banking.
Rodrigo Villar Fund Advisor https://incmty.com/rodrigo-villar/?lang=en
Alex Rossides Fund Advisor http://growthphilanthropy.org/
Audry Selian Fund Advisor http://www.sankalpforum.com/people-profile/dr-audrey-selian/
John Chu Managing Partner, Chu, Ring and Hazel LLP Boston Primary Legal Team
David Levitt Principal, Adler & Colvin, San Francisco Supporting Legal Team