The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship

  • FROM SCALING PATHWAYS: To Power Impact at Scale, Equity and Inclusiveness Must Undergird Data Strategy

    Big data, small data, lean data, data privacy, machine learning – these are just a few of the current data trends that social enterprises have to comprehend while advancements in data science continue to evolve around them at a rapid …

  • What Brings You Hope in the Midst of Crisis?

    Throughout April and May 2020, the CASE team had the incredible opportunity to speak with thirteen social enterprise leaders about how they are navigating impact and scale during the COVID19 pandemic –and how they are bringing to bear lessons from …

  • 5 Recommendations for Development Institutions Engaging with Angel Networks in Emerging Markets

    Kenyan entrepreneur Linus Wahome began working on ManPro, a digital construction management platform, in 2018. He bootstrapped the company for a year and successfully built a product, but still needed to address gaps in the product-market fit. He was almost …

  • Decoding the ABCs of Effective Enterprise Acceleration: 10 Lessons from SEAD

    Like learning a new language, scaling an enterprise is full of unknowns, imperfect attempts and lessons for the future.  Enterprise accelerators often serve as translators between their participants and the outside world. In doing so, accelerators must decipher between what …

  • CASE Announces Finalists for Inaugural F. M. Kirby Impact Prize

    After receiving 330 applications from enterprises serving 184 countries across 5 continents, the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business is pleased announce 14 finalists for the inaugural Fred Morgan Kirby Prize for …

CASE Announces Finalists for Inaugural F. M. Kirby Impact Prize

After receiving 330 applications from enterprises serving 184 countries across 5 continents, the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business is pleased announce 14 finalists for the inaugural Fred Morgan Kirby Prize for …

5 Recommendations for Development Institutions Engaging with Angel Networks in Emerging Markets

Kenyan entrepreneur Linus Wahome began working on ManPro, a digital construction management platform, in 2018. He bootstrapped the company for a year and successfully built a product, but still needed to address gaps in the product-market fit. He was almost …