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, …

Strong Changemakers in East Africa: Solving Real Problems in Clever Ways

“It is no secret that vibrant start-up cultures throughout East Africa are solving real problems in clever ways.” In partnership with USAID, we have had the great opportunity to operate the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD) and work closely …

Are YOU an Operations & Events Rockstar?

Do you enjoy continuously improving the world around you? Are you passionate about systems that improve efficiency and effectiveness? Do you believe that events have the power to create high impact learning communities that spark real change? Are you focused …