The term Fronde is most often associated with "revolt of the judges,"and French feminist Durand. Its use here is with respect to the simpler meaning, to "sling" or accelerate motion in a given direction.
Together, "fronde" and "baliste" signify targeted, rapid, high impact; an excellent metaphor describing the investment strategy Fronde Baliste employs in bringing the idea of hybrid venture investing to life in structure and design of social capital funds. In short; Fronde Baliste = Catapult2
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Da Vinci Designed Baliste
" we will foster diverse creative and imaginative economies.. ....vibrant places... ...that allow our businesses and workers the best opportunities to innovate and succeed..." President Barack Obama, Conference of Mayors, February 2009