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Modern China pp 145-151 | Cite as

Case Study: Ehong Capital and Measuring Impact in China

  • Kara Huang
  • Cary Krosinsky
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Abstract

Ehong Capital is a Chinese impact private equity and venture capital fund, arguably the first in the country whose primary mission remains fostering the creation of a direct positive social impact. Its founding partners began their journey with Project HOPE, which developed public services aimed to bring more schools to lower socioeconomic communities in rural areas of China. Project HOPE has been considered one of the more successful non-governmental, public welfare projects in China.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kara Huang
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  • Cary Krosinsky
    • 1
  1. 1.GuilfordUSA

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