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When did EA miss a great opportunity to do good?

This indeed a start, but only scratching  the surface of a very important and potentially very impactful area

When did EA miss a great opportunity to do good?

One of the areas EA has hardly touched is investing.

Whether it is optimally investing capital now to be able to maximise the amounts of grants when the time is right (eg longtermist grants) or investing capital to create impact now (investments that create a net positive impact at a lower cost per unit of impact than EA grants). EA thinking is not yet applied in these areas.

The philanthropic capital which EA influences is highly impactful, but is still very limited in quantity, being only a small fraction of overall philanthropic capital. And philanthropic... (read more)

4Stephen Clare5mo
EA thinking has been applied to these questions. Founders Pledge has long and, IMO, very good reports on Investing to Give [https://founderspledge.com/stories/investing-to-give] and Impact Investing [https://founderspledge.com/stories/impact-investing-executive-summary]. (Disclaimer, I used to work at FP, though I didn't work on either of these reports)
We need more nuance regarding funding gaps

Very good description of the problem. It aligns with what I see in the meta funding space.