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, …

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 …

Seeing Just How Far an MBA Education Can Take You: My Summer in Social Impact

This post is written by Jehan El-Gabri, a second-year Duke Fuqua MBA candidate with a focus on finance and social entrepreneurship. Prior to Fuqua, she worked in education and as a federal policy consultant. At Fuqua, she is a COLE …