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Gautam Kaul

Gautam Kaul

Fred M. Taylor Professor of Business Administration; Professor of Finance; University of Michigan's Ross School of Business

Gautam Kaul is the Fred M. Taylor Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Finance at the Ross School of Business (RSB), University of Michigan. Gautam graduated from the Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, in 1985 with a Ph.D. in Finance. Gautam has published extensively in the top journals in Finance on topics covering a wide spectrum of finance. He was awarded the Senior Faculty Research Award for sustained, exceptional, and continuing contributions to scholarly research in the field of business, and noteworthy contributions to building and maintaining a strong research environment at RSB. Gautam has taught at the undergraduate, MBA, Global MBA, Ph.D. levels and executives all over the world. Gautam has been awarded multiple teaching awards, including the 2009 Victor L. Bernard Leadership in Teaching Award. Gautam has had extensive administrative experience. Among other responsibilities, he has served as Chair of the Finance Department, as Associate Dean of Research & IT, and has served on the Executive Committee for several years. He is the founding Managing Director of the Social Venture Fund (SvF) housed in the Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies. Most recently Gautam has been recently involved with digital education and offers a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Coursera. He also serves as the Special Counsel for Digital Education at the University of Michigan.

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Michigan’s Social Venture Fund: Founding the Nation’s First Student-Run Impact Investing Fund
In the business environment surrounding the 2008 financial crisis, a new field within investing emerged to address the shortcomings of a “profit-only” mission of business. The nascent impact investing industry…
Publication Date: 09/14/2017 Product ID: 5-596-765
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Good Capital: Emergence of the Social Capital Market
Fourth Place Winner of the NextBillion 2011 Case Writing Competition Kevin Jones, cofounder of social investment firm Good Capital, is considering possible expansion strategies for Good Capital. He has three…
Publication Date: 05/16/2011 Product ID: 1-429-172
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Rainforest Expeditions: Planning for the Future
2004 marked the 15th anniversary of the founding of the ecotourism company Rainforest Expeditions (RFE). A decade and a half of experience led the company’s cofounders, Eduardo Nycander and Kurt…
Publication Date: 10/07/2009 Product ID: 1-428-799
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Acumen Fund: Valuing a Social Venture (B)
This case is a follow-on to the case, “Acumen Fund: Valuing a Social Venture” (#1428788). In this case, Acumen Fund, a social venture capital fund, is performing a due diligence…
Publication Date: 10/01/2009 Product ID: 1-428-872
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Acumen Fund: Valuing a Social Venture (A)
In this case, Acumen Fund, a social venture capital fund, is performing a due diligence on Ziqitza Healthcare Limited (ZHL), a for-profit ambulance company in India. The case involves assessing…
Publication Date: 05/19/2009 Product ID: 1-428-788
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