Moving Beyond the Tradeoff Debate

Omidyar Network
Dec 12, 2016 · 6 min read
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Myth 1: Solving Social Problems is Inherently Concessionary

Reality: Many Investments Achieve Both Impact and Return

Myth 2: Only Super Profitable Companies Have Real Impact

Reality: There Are Several Paths to Impact

Myth 3: Can’t Reach Two Goals

Reality: In Many Cases, You Can

Myth 4: “Concessionary Capital” Distorts Markets

Reality: Sometimes There is No Market to Distort

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