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Impetus – The Private Equity Foundation is regularly featured in local, national and international newspapers, magazines and trade publications. Here is a selection of our recent media coverage.

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BP 3 large 12 January 2017: Moving with the times: How venture philanthropists can help charities focus on impact Philanthropy Impact
BP 3 large August 2016: Making an impact BVCA Journal [subscription required]
BP 3 large 07 November 2016: Are charities doing as much good as they say or are they telling tales? The Guardian
BP 3 large 03 November 2016: BLOG: Could you put the price up please? When a bigger bang requires bigger bucks: why charities should stop short changing themselves Charity Times
BP 3 large 04 October 2016: Impetus-PEF joins education leaders calling for a rethink on grammars The Times [subscription required]
BP 3 large 19 August 2016: One month to go for 2016 Impetus-PEF triathlon Unquote [subscription required]
BP 3 large 18 August 2016: Impetus-PEF Urges Industry to go for Triathlon Gold Private Equity News [subscription required]
BP 3 large 17 August 2016: Venture philanthropy: Change agenda Asian Venture Capital Journal
BP 3 large 12 July 2016: Tomorrow’s unemployed youth already known to Children’s Social Care neconnected.co.uk
BP 3 large 26 May 2016: New research suggests amount of NEETS underestimated Share radio
BP 3 large 25 May 2016: One in six young people spend six months out of work, education and training The Independent
BP 3 large 25 May 2016: More youngsters shut out of work or training, study finds The Guardian
BP 3 large 20 May 2016: Meet the new boss of Impetus-PEF Private Equity News [subscription required]
BP 3 large 01 May 2016: First Round: Fundraising? You bet Private Equity International [subscription required]
BP 3 large 26 April 2016: Buyout execs set for splash ‘n’ dash to raise cash Financial News
BP 3 large 22 April 2016: Impetus-PEF Private Equity Triathlon – Register now City Philanthropy
BP 3 large 19 April 2016: Race to register – Impetus-PEF Triathlon 2016 Private Equity International [subscription required]
BP 3 large 08 April 2016: Why white working-class pupils fail at school Guardian
BP 3 large 06 April 2016: Europe’s philanthropists: Building a self-sustaining legacy The Economist
BP 3 large 01 April 2016: Social impact bonds: more than just a money saving measure Pioneers Post
BP 3 large 29 March 2016: Impetus-PEF extends long-running partnership with youth charity Charity Times
BP 3 large 15 March 2016: Post-16 education failing to deliver results, charity warns Education Business
BP 3 large 14 March 2016: Post-16 education ‘must improve’ says charity BBC News
BP 3 large 09 March 2016: Schools as the engines of social mobility Gov.uk
BP 3 large 26 February 2016: Impetus-PEF unveils 2016 vision Private Equity International [subscription required]
BP 3 large 25 February 2016: Fall in numbers of young jobless BBC News
BP 3 large 18 February 2016: Are you achieving what you set out to achieve? International Innovation
BP 3 large 11 February 2016: Impetus-PEF announces £1.1m in funding for East London charity Charity Times
BP 3 large 26 January 2016: Julia Grant of Impetus-PEF to be the new CEO of Pro Bono Economics Alliance magazine
BP 3 large 19 January 2016: Impetus-PEF announces new Chief Executive Real Deals
BP 3 large 19 January 2016: The Private Equity Foundation (Impetus-PEF) announce Andrew Ratcliffe as the new Chief Executive Alliance magazine
BP 3 large 15 January 2016: £100,000 funding boost for trust Schools Week
BP 3 large 05 January 2016: How coaches help young people to stay in school Children & Young People Now
BP 3 large 05 January 2016: Let’s make outcomes based commissioning the new norm Pioneers Post
BP 3 large 31 December 2015: How to judge a charity: the five questions no one asked Kids Company The Spectator
BP 3 large 23 November 2015: Five lessons charities can learn from business strategy Consultancy.uk
BP 3 large 19 November 2015: A social investment bond helped us to get started Third Sector [subscription required]
BP 3 large 18 November 2015: No good deed… Real Deals [subscription required]
BP 3 large 16 November 2015: Celebrating the industry execs who give back to the community Private Equity News [subscription required]
BP 3 large 26 October 2015: Government to pay out on youth employment social impact bond scheme Children and Young People Now
BP 3 large 20 October 2015: BLOG: How can charities better manage their performance for greater impact? Charity Times
BP 3 large 25 September 2015: Youth charities receive new wave of funding Philanthropy Impact
BP 3 large 21 September 2015: Top women in drive to change face of private equity Wall Street Journal
BP 3 large 14 September 2015: Impetus-PEF Private Equity Triathlon raises £150,000 Private Equity International [subscription required]
BP 3 large 09 September 2015: Impetus – the Private Equity Foundation grants £2.8m to three charities working with young people Third Sector
BP 3 large 31 August 2015: Impetus-PEF announces £8m venture philanthropy package Charity Times
BP 3 large 12 August 2015: Impetus-PEF triathlon: only one month to go Unquote
BP 3 large 11 August 2015: Problems at Kids Company were inevitable’, says Bubb Civil Society
BP 3 large 10 August 2015: Collaboration between Govt and sector urged to lift charity standards Charity Times
BP 3 large 21 July 2015: Passion and Love are not the same thing The Huffington Post
BP 3 large 13 July 2015: Buyout gurus make venture charity push City A.M.
BP 3 large 01 July 2015: Soft skills’ hard value The Telegraph
BP 3 large 22 June 2015: Impetus-PEF CEO steps down Pioneers Post Pioneers Post
BP 3 large 19 June 2015: CVC Capital on the value of venture philanthropy and the Impetus-PEF Triathlon Unquote [subscription required]
BP 3 large 26 May 2015: Social investment advocate: Teens and Toddlers CEO Children & Young People Now
BP 3 large 21 May 2015: The six capabilities for work Sec Ed
BP 3 large 18 May 2015: The private equity charity that took its own advice Financial News
BP 3 large 12 May 2015: TwentyTwenty secures £100,000 of funding Leicester Mercury
BP 3 large 7 May 2015: A Secretary of State for NEETs Sec Ed
BP 3 large 20 March 2015: Youth charities receive social impact bond investment Children & Young People Now
BP 3 large 20 March 2015: Cabinet Office launches seven new social impact bonds Civil Society Finance
BP 3 large 11 March 2015: Delivering the Promise of Social Outcomes: the Role of the Performance Analyst Alliance Magazine
BP 3 large 18 February 2015: Conservative work-for-welfare plans branded ‘condescending’ Children & Young People Now
BP 3 large 17 February 2015: Proposal for unemployed young people to do charity work for benefits Charity Times
BP 3 large 10 February 2015: Charities should appoint ‘performance analysts’ to make services more effective, report says Third Sector
BP 3 large January 2015: What buyout houses could learn from venture philanthropy Unquote [subscription required]
BP 3 large 17 December 2014: Missing – The 50,000 jobless teens who have dropped off the radar Independent
BP 3 large 16 December 2014: Impetus-PEF CEO Daniela Barone Soares on Venture Philanthropy Unquote [subscription required]
BP 3 large 4 December 2014: Impetus-PEF picked as provider for Impact Readiness Fund Charity Times
BP 3 large November 2014: Extra Mile 40 Financial News [subscription required]
BP 3 large 27 October 2014: We must adapt the way we prepare our young people for life after education STN live
BP 3 large 13 October 2014: More than a job: Creating career opportunities for young people The Work Foundation
BP 3 large 9 October 2014: Impact philanthropy comes into its own Philanthropy Impact
BP 3 large 6 October 2014: Trading places: The week’s biggest moves Financial News
BP 3 large 1 October 2014: Lord of the rings: A new paradigm in investing Pioneers Post
BP 3 large 1 October 2014: More than a job: Creating opportunities for young people Dods
BP 3 large 26 September 2014: Impetus-PEF appoints Blackstone MD and London professor City Philanthropy
BP 3 large 24 September 2014: Impetus PEF appoints new board member Real Deals
BP 3 large 24 September 2014: Building capacity for impact City Philanthropy
BP 3 large 24 September 2014: Inaugural FT Triathlon sees City philanthropists raise more than £100k for the UK’s disadvantaged children City Philanthropy
BP 3 large 22 September 2014: Blackstone’s Assant takes Impetus Board role Private Equity News [subscription required]
BP 3 large 17 September 2014: Private Equity Triathlon challenge photo bank Financial News
BP 3 large 16 September 2014: All pension funds should offer social investment: report FT Adviser
BP 3 large 12 September 2014: Using the venture philanthropy model for disadvantaged children: an interview with Erin Segilia Chase City Philanthropy
BP 3 large 9 September 2014: Private Equity Execs in Triathlon Challenge eFinancial News
BP 3 large 8 September 2014: Private Equity Execs in Triathlon Challenge Private Equity News [subscription required]
BP 3 large 3 September 2014: Impetus-PEF invests £400k in tuition for under-privileged students City Philanthropy
BP 3 large 20 August 2014: Young people need more from school to succeed, says survey Charity Times
BP 3 large 20 August 2014: Behind the good news: young people still bearing the brunt of unemployment in the UK The Work Foundation
BP 3 large 12 August 2014: Young people need more from school to succeed, says survey Low wage economy employers paying well make sound investment
BP 3 large 1 July 2014: What social impact bonds tell us about social impact Public Service Transformation Network
BP 3 large 30 June 2014: Youth justice objectives to be central to NEET reduction drive Children & Young People Now
BP 3 large 22 June 2014: Education, education, education means nothing without a job The Observer
BP 3 large 6 June 2014: Want to know how to make a (good) impact work? Wall Street Journal
BP 3 large 18 June 2014: Headline London: Does the system look through race? London Live
BP 3 large 30 May 2014: NEET rate lowest for nine years, offical data shows Children & Young People Now
BP 3 large 23 May 2014: Tessa Jowell: ‘London youngsters need ‘skills guarantee’ scheme to help them find jobs’ The Evening Standard
BP 3 large 1 May 2014: Impetus-PEF gives financial and non-financial support to City Gateway to increase their education and training provision for 14-24 year oldsEVPA
BP 3 large 1 May 2014: Clegg unveils incentive-driven funds to support Neet young people Children & Young People Now
BP 3 large 17 April 2014: Location, Location, Location Work Foundation
BP 3 large 9 April 2014: Headline London interview on youth unemployment Headline London
BP 3 large 20 March 2014: City Triathletes in Action Financial Advisor [subscription required]
BP 3 large 19 March 2014: Youth contract extension results in just five long-term placements Children & Young People Now
BP 3 large 18 March 2014: Adams Street Partners’ Hanneke Smits joins Impetus-PEF Board Private Equity Wire
BP 3 large 18 March 2014: Adams Street Partners CIO Hanneke Smits joins Impetus-PEF Board PEHub
BP 3 large 13 March 2014: Financial Times Triathlon Daniela Barone Soares CEO Impetus-PEF Tri247
BP 3 large 6 March 2014: Impetus – The Private Equity Foundation hires comms director Gorkana
BP 3 large 5 March 2014: Impetus – The Private Equity Foundation appoints comms director and CFO PEHub [registration required]
BP 3 large 4 March 2014: Better school-to-work links urged Children & Young People Now
BP 3 large 28 February 2014: Government overhaul to career service Children & Young People Now
BP 3 large 19 February 2014: Impetus-PEF invests in educational charity SAPERE Angel News
BP 3 large 17 February 2014: Working to live Social Economy Alliance Blog
BP 3 large 29 January 2014: A divided education system breeds a divided UK The Guardian
BP 3 large 22 January 2014: Is focus on ‘value for money’ blinding funders The Fundraiser
BP 3 large 17 January 2014: Youth unemployment and football charity nets investment Children and Young People Now
BP 3 large 14 January 2014: Impetus-PEF announces additional £600,000 in Street League Charity Times
BP 3 large 13 January 2014: One in five millennium children at risk of being NEET, finds report LocalGov
BP 3 large 13 January 2014: The tragedy of youth unemployment and NEETs Policy Review
BP 3 large 8 January 2014: Make NEETs history in 2014 Civil Society
BP 3 large 8 January 2014: Let’s make 2014 the year we make NEETs history The Work Foundation
BP 3 large 6 January 2014: Call for pupil premium to be allocated on a payment-by-results basis Children and Young People Now
BP 3 large 3 January 2014: The reading list: pupil premium, critical thinking and 2014 cheer The Guardian
BP 3 large 2 January 2014: One in five millennium children ‘will become NEETs’ The Daily Telegraph
BP 3 large 21 November 2013: Fall in youngsters not in education or employment The Telegraph
BP 3 large 13 November 2013: Impetus-PEF invests in ambitious UK charities improving educational and employment skills among young people Angel News
BP 3 large 7 November 2013: All pathways lead to work The Work Foundation
BP 3 large 6 November 2013: KKR and Impetus-PEF execs join government taskforce PE News [registration required]
BP 3 large 6 November 2013: Impetus-PEF appointed to UK Board of G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce PE Hub
BP 3 large 29 October 2013: Angels in the Big Society UK Business Angels Association
BP 3 large 23 October 2013: Martin Brookes joins Impetus-PEF Unquote [registration required]
BP 3 large 27 August 2013: Gaining Fresh Impetus Civil Society Finance
BP 3 large 2 September 2013: Community Development Finance Initiatives: how do they work? Guardian Voluntary Sector
BP 3 large 9 September 2013: Anti-NEET Scheme claims GCSE success BBC News
BP 3 large 25 August 2013: Big Society Capital/UK Education Private Equity News (subscription required)
BP 3 large 25 August 2013: Big Society passes first test The Sunday Times (subscription required)
BP 3 large 19 August 2013: Councils seek more power to help young unemployed Children and Young People Now
BP 3 large 12 August 2013: Care in the first two years of life: OXPIP and the emerging discipline of parent-infant psychotherapy Revaluing Care Research Network
BP 3 large 5 August 2013: Bridging the gap: the voluntary sector’s solution for the lost generation Guardian Voluntary Sector
BP 3 large 15 July 2013: A different Peak and Trough Financial News (subscription required)
BP 3 large 10 July 2013: Can social investment help the nation’s poorest students Civil Society
BP 3 large 5 July 2013: Venture philanthropy charities merge to become Impetus – The Private Equity Foundation Third Sector
BP 3 large 5 July 2013: Beating the cuts by ditching business as usual Civil Society
BP 3 large 4 July 2013: Private Equity Foundation, Impetus Trust merge PE Hub
BP 3 large 4 July 2013: Impetus, Private Equity Foundation complete merger to form venture philanthropy giant Spears WMS
BP 3 large 18 June 2013: 10 tips campaigning ahead of the 2015 election Pioneers Post
BP 3 large Summer 2013: The growth of European venture philanthropy Stanford Social Innovation Review (subscription required)
BP 3 large 2 July 2013: Report calls for social investment in education Pioneers Post
BP 3 large 1 July 2013: Venture Philanthropy: Maintaining Impetus Private Equity International (subscription required)
BP 3 large 28 May 2013: Why I left my seat on the council Third Sector News
BP 3 large 9 May 2013: PEF and Impetus announce merged Trustee board Private Equity News (subscription required)
BP 3 large 26th April 2013: “UK charity donors demand transparency in return for cash” Financial Times (subscription required)
BP 3 large 15th April 2013: “Contemplating collaboration with other charities” Charities Management magazine
BP 3 large 4th April 2013: “Impetus awarded share of £17.5m fund to help young mothers” Civil Society Governance
BP 3 large 7th February 2013: “Building a Social Investment Market by Design” Stanford Social Innovation Review
BP 3 large 7th February 2013: “Harry Potter author among 33 receiving philanthropy honours” Civil Society Fundraising
BP 3 large 28th January 2013: “The Impetus Trust and the Private Equity Foundation announce merger plan” Third Sector
BP 3 large 28th January 2013: “Private equity charities Impetus and PEF tie up” Real Deals
BP 3 large 25th January 2013: “Impetus and Private Equity Foundation to merge to create venture philanthropy powerhouse” Spear’s Wealth Management
BP 3 28th January 2013: “Marriage banns announced for venture philanthropy pair” Pioneers Post
BP 3 28th January 2013: “Private Equity Charities Agree Merger” Private Equity News (subscription required)
BP 3 28th January 2013: “Charity backers find the Impetus to join forces” The Times (subscription required)
BP 3 28th January 2013: “Private Equity Foundation in charity merger” Financial Times (subscription required)
BP 3 28th January 2013: “Impetus Trust and Private Equity Foundation in merger talks” Civil Society Governance

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