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It works - Repaying students outperform projections

In 2015 Brighter Investment supported the first high potential students in Ghana. The deal is, we pay for their degree, after graduating students repay our investors a percentage of their increased income. Initially our projections were based on data we got from research and partners. Based on this data, we have been able to make reliable projections for our investors' ROI. However, as our model was unproven, we based our projections on conservative values for these relevant variables. Now, 2,5 years into the program, we can show that our first graduated and repaying students are indeed performing better than our conservative projections and are proving the validity of our investment model.

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New cohort of Brighter Investment students starts in Ghana

A new cohort of bright and ambitious Ghanaian students has started their academic year with the support of Brighter Investment funding. These students, enrolled at our three Ghanaian partner universities (University of Mines and Technology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and the University of Ghana), are now preparing to be future leaders in fields ranging from mining engineering to biological sciences.

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Big news: Brighter Investment is part of the GSBI cohort of 2016!

After weeks of having to keep this under our hats, we can finally tell everybody that Brighter Investment has been selected for the GSBI cohort of 2016! Developed in partnership with the World Bank Development Marketplace, Miller Centre's Global Social Benefit Institute (GSBI) serves social entrepreneurs around the world who are developing innovative solutions to large global problems. Through structured curriculum layered with in-depth mentorship by over 100 Silicon Valley executives, GSBI builds stronger businesses and prepares them to scale their solutions for global impact.

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Thijs Mathotnews, update, Vancouver