The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship

  • 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 Launches Scaling Readiness Diagnostic

    If you are preparing to take your organization’s impact to scale, wouldn’t it be nice to have a training plan to help you keep focused and build capacity for what lies ahead? CASE is providing just that. Based on lessons …

  • Healthy Learners Wins Fred Morgan Kirby Prize for Scaling Social Impact

    While each of the 14 finalists for the Fred Morgan Kirby Prize for Scaling Social Impact demonstrated innovative scaling strategies, resilience amid challenges, and powerful evidence of impact, one rose to the top of a competitive inaugural applicant pool.  The …

Get to Know our Kirby Impact Prize Winner: Healthy Learners

At the 16th Annual Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference on February 24, the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business was thrilled to announce the inaugural winner of the Fred Morgan …

Healthy Learners Wins Fred Morgan Kirby Prize for Scaling Social Impact

While each of the 14 finalists for the Fred Morgan Kirby Prize for Scaling Social Impact demonstrated innovative scaling strategies, resilience amid challenges, and powerful evidence of impact, one rose to the top of a competitive inaugural applicant pool.  The …