Blog

  • Prime Advocates’ legal templates to be featured on Good Finance, a Big Society led-initiative providing a knowledge resource platform for charities and social enterprises – April 2016
  • Prime Advocates launches its pilot of Women of Impact, a mentorship and accelerator programme to promote equality of opportunity for women in social enterprise with Weil, Gotshal and Manges, an international law firm, and Mamaby, a UK and India-based social enterprise, which helps pregnant women in Indian slums to delivery healthy and well-nourished babies – March 2016
  • Prime Advocates engages Hult Business School Social Impact Club for volunteering opportunities with its social impact work – Spring 2016
  • Prime Advocates launches its pilot fundraising support service with Mamaby and Museum of Architecture – January 2016
  • Prime Advocates joins the On Purpose community, a one-year social entrepreneurship leadership programme, acting as a placement host – October 2015
  • Prime Advocates sponsors the internship of two MBA students from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University – Summer 2015
  • Prime Advocates in the Third Sector News and Global Capital News: Transformative creation of Social Impact Investment Documentation. 18 February 2015. Prime Advocates launches free Social Impact Investment Documentation – look at the “Precedents” section
  • Oct/ Nov 2014. – Prime Advocates has launched the International Social Entrepreneurship Network (“i-SEN”), connecting post graduate entrepreneurs and the best financial services providers: http:/i-sen.org/ or www.i-sen.org.
  • Prime Advocates and a core group of leading law firm have created a template form of for-profit social articles. Other documents in the suite of template standardised social finance transaction documents shall follow
  • July 2013 – Look out for invitations to the Q2 – Prime Advocates Global Social Finance Leaders series lecture by Oxfam and Symbiotics on their Small Enterprise Impact Investment Fund (SEIIF)
  • 29 May 2013. – Prime Advocates has accepted membership to the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance organisationhttp://uksif.org/. – Look out for invitations to the Q3 – Prime Advocates Global Social Finance Leaders series lecture on Philanthropy, led by Dr. Mathias Terheggen (Head of Philanthropy, Family Services, UBS)
  • Pending 2013. – Anthony Murphy (Prime Advocates) shall participate in the Criterion Institutes’ London Dialogue – disrupting markets
  •  11/12 February 2013. – Prime Advocates is working on Heads of Terms/ Term Sheet analysis for Social Finance acquisitions
  • January 2013. – Prime Advocates as part of its “thought leadership programme” is assisting the International Impact Investing Challenge (“I3C”): http://sustainableinvestingchallenge.org/. I3C is an innovative international student competition which fosters innovation in the Social Finance/ Impact Investment space.  I3C is run by the Kellogg School of Management and INSEAD Business School – January 2013
  • Prime Advocates and Orrick are assisting Liberty & Justice with the redrafting of core legal arrangements – December 2012 and ongoing
  • Prime Advocates shall host the inaugural “Prime Advocates Global Social Finance Leaders Series” with David Chen of Equilibrium Capital speaking at Berwin Leighton Paisner on 27 November and Linklaters on 28 November 2012
  • Prime Advocates are reviewing Micro-credit and Micro-finance initiatives globally – November
  • Prime Advocates has been in discussion and review of Catalyst Initiatives innovative accelerator model – November
  • Prime Advocates has been analysing global water initiatives post-SOCAP and globally. Structural and strategic discussions with PSI, Wind Horse, DLO Haiti, ASPEN Institute to mention a few water related organisations – October/ November
  • Prime Advocates attended La Soiree One Drop – Michael Jackson’s Immortal tour at the O2, London – October
  • Prime Advocates shall represent One Drop [an initiative of Guy Laliberte, Founder of Cirque du Soleil] as an advocate agent at SOCAP conference October 2012
  • Prime Advocates has been reviewing and assessing the synergies that exist between UN Innovative Development Finance initiatives and Social Finance/ Impact Investing – September 2012
  • Prime Advocates and Crowdfunder have been discussing crowd-funding and the ability for it to bridge the funding gab that currently exists for seed social enterprises – September 2012
  • Prime Advocates is discussing Social Finance metrics with B-LAB in New york – 3 September 2012.
  • Prime Advocates is interested in the Social Stock Exchange – August 2012. The following presentation by the Social Stock Exchange eloquently summaries the core post-seeding financing options available to Social Finance enterprises as they seek to become scaleable: http://www.slideshare.net/tbliconference/the-social-stock-exchange-an-investment-initiative-in-capitalising-social-businesses# – Prime Advocates is impressed with the “Ripple Effect” propagated by One-Drop and supports their revolutionary end-to-end analysis of water access/ use/ treatment philosophy as it impacts poverty and the environment: http://www.onedrop.org. August 2012
  • Prime Advocates has had a good meeting with “Beyond Capital” … you should check out their model and Sanergy – initiative: http://www.beyondcapitalfund.org. July 2012