The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship

  • Scaling Pathways

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

    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 …

  • Leave your social enterprise

    When You Should Leave Your Social Enterprise

    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 …

  • Social Impact Research

    15 Social Impact Research Topics You Want to Read

    For 15 years, CASE has been studying the social impact field and how social entrepreneurs can leap the chasm from innovative idea to sustainable impact. Greg Dees, one of our founders and a pioneer in the study of social entrepreneurship, …

Three takeaways from my first Social Capital Markets (SOCAP) Conference

This post is written by Manuel Costa, a second year Duke MBA candidate, CASE Scholar, CASE Fellow, and co-chair of the CASE i3 Fellows program.  Prior to Fuqua, Manu worked with TECHO, the largest Latin American-based nonprofit that seeks to …

NextBillion Interviews Erin Worsham and Other Thought Leaders at SOCAP

At this year’s SOCAP conference, NextBillion interviewed eight thought leaders, including investors, entrepreneurs and other influencers, on Facebook Live. The discussions covered a broad range of issues important to the social business and investing space. According the NextBillion, “if you …