14 Blogs, Podcasts, & More to Inspire Your Own Social Impact

Social Impact Podcasts, Blogs, and More from the CASE team

By the nature of our mission, the CASE team spends a lot of time thinking about social entrepreneurship and how we can foster a growing community of social impact leaders and organizations. But what about when we’re not in the office? In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday this week in America, the team sat […]

Smart Impact Capital: Online Investment Modules for the Busy Entrepreneur

You’re a busy entrepreneur with an innovative venture that is making a real impact. But like many impact entrepreneurs you likely face questions and challenges in the capital-raising process. Many get the wrong kind of capital at the wrong time. The wrong capital for your business is “dumb money” – it can keep you and […]

Healthcare Innovation in East Africa and SEAD

This post originally appeared on the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD)’s blog here. SEAD is part of the USAID Higher Education Solutions Network and CASE is one of the Duke campus partners of the accelerator program. We will be highlighting events from the East Africa visit throughout the week so stay tuned! Our team […]

Vaatsalya & Sevamob: The “Food Truck” Approach to Scaling Up Health

The 7,000 miles between Clover, a bustling, chain of healthy fast food restaurants in Boston, and Vaatsalya Heathcare Solutions, a chain of hospitals serving patients in semi-rural cities in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, might seem too great a distance for innovation to percolate. But when Dr. Ashwin Naik, who co-founded Vaatsalya in 2005, heard best-selling author and […]

Bringing Clarity to the Cornea Donation Process with Change Academy

Imagine a goal that seems insurmountable. Perhaps clearing out your garage of everything piled inside so that your car will fit inside. Now amplify the scale of that goal to the size of a complex, international social venture. How would you begin to achieve a goal that seems impossible in the big picture? That is […]

Did You Know? 10 Facts About CASE

Fuqua sends out “Did You Know?” messages to its staff about the activities of different departments at Fuqua. We are a large institution and especially since CASE does so much of its work outside of the walls of Fuqua, we wanted to share this list of 10 facts about our work in 2015: CASE (the […]

Congratulations to the 2015 CASE and CASE i3 Fellows!

Each year, CASE and CASE i3 select an elite group of second year MBAs to act as ambassadors of CASE’s work and collaborate with the CASE team throughout the year. These fellows come from a wide range of backgrounds and participate in CASE programming throughout the year, providing great insights and leading workshops, speaker sessions, […]

Welcome to the 2015 SEAD Innovators!

The Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD), of which CASE is a partner, is proud to announce the 2015 cohort of innovators. These eight innovators now bring the SEAD network to 25 innovators in East Africa, India, and Latin America. From innovative approaches to healthcare access to technology development, our newest innovators all have the potential […]

CASE Social Venture Prize

In addition to Duke resources such as the Program for Entrepreneurs and Start-Up Challenge, CASE awards an annual Social Venture Prize – $10,000 plus coaching – to help Duke MBA social entrepreneurs vault their ideas forward. Specifically, the CASE Social Venture Prize comes with a $10,000 grant, plus one-on-one coaching from CASE Senior Fellow and […]

Cathy Clark Named in 2014 America’s Top 20 Women in Philanthropy, Social Innovation & Civic Engagement

Congratulations to CASE i3 Director Cathy Clark for being named in Michael Chatman’s list of America’s Top 20 Women in Philanthropy, Social Innovation & Civic Engagement for 2014!  Cathy was chosen from over 400 nominees for her work in social entrepreneurship and impact investing.  Michael Chatman leads the largest network of mission-related philanthropists in the United States and is […]