The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

How We Scaled This: Learn more about CASE’s scaling tools

Over the past several years, the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business has been going deep with social enterprises and funders around the world to better understand their stories, strategies, and …

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 …