CASE Chat: Building a more inclusive social entrepreneurship space with Camelback Ventures’ Aaron Walker

Aaron Walker Camelback

This month’s CASE Chat features Aaron Walker, Founder and CEO of Camelback Ventures. Camelback Ventures was started with the mission of connecting underrepresented minorities in the entrepreneurial space with the coaching, connections, and access to capital needed to succeed in their social ventures. Based in New Orleans, has helped over 30 social entrepreneurs scale their […]

Lessons on Scale from Fighting Deforestation in the Amazon

Amazon Deforestation

This post was originally published on the Fuqua in Latin America blog. You can read the original post here. A goal of Fuqua’s Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship is understanding how social ventures can move from idea to widespread and sustainable impact. CASE partnered with USAID, the Skoll Foundation, and Mercy Corps to launch Scaling Pathways […]

The Four Cs for Building a Solid Founding Team

This post was written by CASE Executive-in-Residence and Sproxil Co-Founder Alden Zecha. He has over 25 years of experience in more than 35 countries and has founded several companies, including SEAD Innovator Sproxil, Inc., a social venture that provides a consumer SMS and app product verification service to help consumers avoid purchasing counterfeit products, and We […]

Scaling Pathways: Insights from the field on unlocking impact at scale

Scaling Pathways

Four years ago, the Innovation Investment Alliance, a funding and learning partnership between the Skoll Foundation and U.S. Agency for International Development’s Global Development Lab, with support from Mercy Corps, committed to investing $44.5 million in social enterprises across the globe. Their goal is to create systems-level change by supporting transformative social enterprises in reaching […]

FCCP 2017: Get Targeted Skilled Consulting for Your Social Venture

Scaling Pathways Webinar

An e-commerce website selling clothing and jewelry made by vulnerable women being paid fair wages. A healthcare company in Kenya that uses mobile technology to deliver healthcare to low income populations. A nonprofit that helps “in need” student-athletes prepare for college. These are just a few of the over 30 social ventures that Fuqua MBA […]

“0% of impact investing funding goes to the arts.” Laura Callanan is on a mission to change that.

Upstart Co-Lab Laura Callanan

Impact Q&A is our new series featuring insights from our CASE Advisory Council from their leadership in the social impact field. Download a printable version of Laura’s interview. Laura Callanan’s career has brought together social innovation, impact investing and the arts. She started working as a theater intern when she was 16, majored in theater […]

Welcome to Our New CASE Advisory Council Chair Ben Hecht!

CASE Advisory Council Chairs and Erin Worsham

Since 2014, the CASE Advisory Council has been led by Kevin Trapani. As President and CEO of The Redwoods Group, Kevin has had a keen eye for upcoming issues and trends in the social impact space and how CASE can continue to be at the forefront of these trends. He has also played a pivotal […]

Helping the Field Solve Global Challenges – CASE Year in Review

Another year has come and gone here at CASE.  Our students have graduated or are off to summer internships and so, amidst the quiet hallways and empty classrooms, I find myself reflecting once again on the year at CASE and all that this amazing team has accomplished. To start, CASE was profiled as one of […]

CASE Chat with Debra Schwartz, Managing Director, MacArthur Foundation

Debra Schwartz

This month’s CASE Chat features Debra Schwartz, Managing Director of the MacArthur Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States. The MacArthur Foundation has been an important leader in the impact investing field, with $500 million in assets allocated to program-related investments and mission-related investments. You can learn more about their impact investing […]

How Do We Erase the Lines of Divide?

Aaron Walker at Fuqua

This post was written by Kylie Johnston, CASE Fellow, Co-President of the Net Impact Club, and Candidate for MBA, Class of 2017. Want to learn about the next CASE Executive Speaker event? Sign up for the CASE Newsletter! I am an Australian from a middle-income nuclear family of six. I went to a good Australian public […]