• Principles Before Profit: Q&A With Legatum Group CEO Mark Stoleson

    Principles before profit is a term not often associated with the investment community. For Dubai-based Legatum Group, a privately owned firm that manages billions of dollars in assets, creating wealth through value investing gives it the freedom to
  • The 2013 Legatum Prosperity Index™ Launched

    The 2013 Legatum Prosperity Index was launched today by the Legatum Institute. The Index, which ranks nations according to extensive wealth and wellbeing factors, reveals that global prosperity has risen over the past five years, largely due to
  • Entrepreneurs unite to form "The Entrepreneur's Think Tank"

    October 10th, 2013 marks the launch of the Centre for Entrepreneurs - the Entrepreneur's Think Tank. The Centre - a non-profit joint venture between the Legatum Institute and Luke Johnson - will defend entrepreneurs and promote the economic, social
  • Legatum Wins at the 2013 Commercial Interior Design Awards

    We are proud to announce that Legatum's new headquarters has won this year's prestigious 'Interior Design of the Year: Office' award. Internationally acclaimed architects, Pringle Brandon Perkins + Will, were commissioned to design the interior in
  • Legatum Plaza - Our New Home

    Legatum relocated its global headquarters to Legatum Plaza in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) on the 7th July 2013.  This nine-level building is located in the prestigious Gate Precinct and enjoys a unique position between the iconic
  • Legatum CEO Mark Stoleson on Capital Inflows in India

    Mark Stoleson, CEO of Legatum, tells Forbes India that what happened in the Andhra Pradesh microfinance sector was an aberration, but it almost killed off the entire sector. Mr. Stoleson answers questions about Indian policy makers, investment in
  • Who Are The Happiest People In The World?

    The United Nations passed a resolution declaring March 20, 2013 the first International Day of Happiness. The resolution recognized "happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings around the world and the
  • New END Fund website launched

    We are proud to announce the launch of the new END Fund website!  The END Fund is a collaboration between some of the most progressive philanthropists around the globe, coming together to form the world's first private initiative aimed at tackling
  • Legatum Fellows bring innovation to emerging markets

    For more than 150 years, MIT has been lauded for educating innovators and entrepreneurs. Many of these pioneers have launched their ventures in developed countries. But in recent years a new trend has emerged, as an increasing number of MIT
  • Social Impact Is Investing, Not Fundraising

    Susan Raymond, Ph.D. of Changing Our World Inc. outlined the arc of evolution in philanthropy. The first stage is when philanthropists talk about collaboratives. Donors understand they can never get to scale themselves, she said. An example of