The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship

  • Helping Entrepreneurs in COVID-19 World: There is over $14.5 billion in capital relief available – can you find it fast enough?

    Yesterday I posted about making some of our learning resources available to entrepreneurs globally to help with COVID-19 realities. And in less than 8 hours, nearly 200 new visitors from 32 countries came to casesmartimpact.com to get free access to our video …

  • Launching Scaling Through Mass Disruption

    How do social enterprises and the funders that support them achieve impact at scale even in times of crisis, such as outbreak of war or disease? In light of the mass disruption caused by COVID-19, we are working with our …

Opinion: Investing in a Resilient Future – Impact Investing Offers a Pathway

By Laurie J Spengler, CASE Senior Fellow Laurie J Spengler serves as a non-executive director of the Impact Investing Institute, the CDC Group (the UK development finance institution) and Bridges Insights. She is the founder and CEO of Courageous Capital Advisors, a Global Ambassador …

Bridging Structural Inequities to Build Business & Community Resilience

There are many things that routinely worry Courtney Smith and Erika Smith-Punches about owning Piri, an Afro-southern fusion family-run catering business in Durham, North Carolina. They worry about having enough customers. They worry about pricing their food affordably, while also …