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Is that name right? International prospect names in your database

In my early 20s, I worked as an editorial assistant for a group of community newspapers in the Boston area. My editor there was fond of saying, “If nothing else, make sure you spell their names right.” She knew that misspelling a subject’s name in an article was both disrespectful to that person and potentially […]

International Prospect Research News

International Prospect Research News (mid-August 2014 edition)

A collection of recent news posts for prospect researchers working on international projects. [View the story "International Prospect Research News (mid-August 2014 edition)" on Storify]

Global Philanthropy and Fundraising

Global Philanthropy and Fundraising News (15 August 2014 edition)

What’s new in philanthropy and fundraising around the world? A news round-up for the week ending August 15, 2014. [View the story "Global philanthropy and fundraising news" on Storify]

International Alumni

Connecting with alumni around the world (August 2014)

 What are universities doing to connect with international alumni? Here is a round-up of recent examples. [View the story "Connecting with alumni around the world (August 2014)" on Storify]


International prospect research news for 15 January 2014

Oliver Rui, Co-Director of the CEIBS Kaifung Centre for Family Heritage in Shanghai, talked with the Wall Street Journal‘s Wei Gu about “Why… Chinese businessmen are investing in overseas assets” (video above). Meanwhile, China has become the world’s largest market for Rolls-Royce, according to the Wall Street Journal. Forbes released its Hong Kong Billionaires list. This year, investments in Macau casinos […]


Five online classes for international fundraisers

Are you looking for some context for your international fundraising efforts? Here are five upcoming, online classes that cover intercultural communication, global business trends, recent world history, and more. You either can take the courses for credit or just audit them by watching the video lectures on your next long-distance flight.   The Emergence of […]