How We Scaled This: Learn more about CASE’s scaling tools

Over the past several years, the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business has been going deep with social enterprises and funders around the world to better understand their stories, strategies, and fumbles – all so that others can use those to accelerate their own journeys to […]

CASE Smart Impact Capital Highlight: The Four Impact Basics

As part of the application process for the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship’s (CASE) F. M. Kirby Impact Prize, a new annual prize of $100,000 USD in unrestricted funds that will be awarded to one scaling impact enterprise each year, we want to provide all applicants with access to CASE’s award-winning resources and […]

Raising Capital During COVID-19: CASE’s Latest Online Offerings for Impact Entrepreneurs

Jason Graham-Nye, founder and CEO of gDiapers, an early U.S. certified B corporation that offers families an eco-friendly baby diaper, knows that, for many mission-driven companies, finding aligned capital can be difficult. He realized that there was a huge gap in information for new entrepreneurs who were looking to raise capital where alignment with B Corporation […]

Leveraging CASE Smart Impact Capital to Boost Accelerator Programs

Logging onto CASE Smart Impact Capital TM for the first time, Priyanka Rao, Principal at FHI Ventures, was impressed. In the months leading up to finding this online toolkit from the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE), Rao and her team had spent weeks researching, talking with experts and working to design the […]

Helping Entrepreneurs During COVID-19

Dear Friends,  We are writing to you today because we know if you are an entrepreneur, accelerator program, funder, investor, event organization, membership group, government agency, or a university – OK, pretty much anyone – your world has turned upside down in the last week. The COVID19 virus pandemic is scary and it is affecting every part of our lives.  […]

Cooking Up Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with the Culinary Femme Collective

Good. Black. Food. Those are the three words Piri, a family owned and operated food business in East Durham, uses to describe the southern and Afro diasporic fusion of its menu that includes foods such as spicy lentils, crispy fried chicken and savory mashed potatoes. Taking joy in the fact that each dish is crafted […]

How can we help more entrepreneurs raise the right impact investment capital?

Announcing special discounts for all users of CASE Smart Impact Capital. Since our public launch in 2017, we’ve had a lot of traction with CASE Smart Impact Capital. Our online toolkit has helped thousands of entrepreneurs around the world learn how to raise the right kind of impact investing capital at the right time, with […]

CASE’s Year in Impact 2017-2018

CASE's year in impact

It’s June, another school year has gone by and another group of CASE and CASE i3 Fellows have graduated. We had another exciting year of impact at CASE. Here are some of the numbers from 2017-2018. If you are interested in learning more about our 2017-2018 year you can read CASE Executive Director, Erin Worsham’s […]

Fuel Your Impact: CASE Smart Impact Capital Launches at SOCAP17

A version of this post originally appeared on the SOCAP blog. You can read the original post here. You can visit the CASE Smart Impact Capital website here. Does this sound familiar? You’re an impact entrepreneur and you spend more time and effort than you can really afford on fundraising. You’re searching for investors anywhere you can […]

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 […]