It does this by targeted investment that fosters thought leadership through books, films and websites; supporting rolemodels - whether they are entrepreneurs or innovative firms - in developing nations; and shaping a new discourse in government, the press and the academy around private-sector innovation, prosperity and progressive human values.
The aim of SEVEN Fund programs is to challenge the prevailing mindset in the fight against poverty.
It wants to stimulate discussion around the questions of whether wealth-creation may be the most effective solution to alleviate poverty.
It invests its efforts and resources to discuss, find, research, and document examples where entrepreneurial success is shown to have led to poverty alleviation.
In the process, it supports entrepreneurs in developing countries with case studies, mentorship programs and publicity and services that help them succeed at what they do.
It is announcing its Student Essay Competition. This year It is seeking essays on inspiring new models of economic development from around the globe.
The competition will award one (1) student prize of $10,000.
For more information and application, visit: SEVEN Fund Essay Competition Website