The Work Continues: CASE’s Ongoing Racial Justice Journey

August 2021 One year ago, we shared with you A Message from CASE on Racial Justice in America as part of our journey toward becoming anti-racist, particularly using three levers: our thought leadership platform, training the next generation of business leaders, and our own operations. We write to share where we are now. As a […]

CASE 2020-2021 Annual Report

What year it was! Our 2020-21 academic year brought more challenges than any of us could have anticipated.  A year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic with its horrific toll on health, livelihoods, education and so much more. Compounded by the continued systemic racial inequities experienced here in the US and abroad. Certainly, the challenges of […]

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 Scaling Social Impact (F. M. Kirby Impact Prize). Named after early entrepreneur Fred Morgan Kirby […]

CASE 2019-2020 Annual Report

We had another exciting year of impact at CASE! Read our 2019-2020 annual report to learn more about our accomplishments in our next gen, scaling and impact investing portfolios, as well as what we are looking forward to working on in the 2020-2021 academic year. Thank you to all of the donors, partners, advisory council […]

A Message from CASE on Racial Justice in America

June 2020 Dear CASE Community, Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. George Floyd. Whiteness weaponized against Christian Cooper. Disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on people of color. A global health pandemic layered on top of the pandemic of racism that has scourged our country for far too long. And to think that past weekend – May 31 – […]

Navigating the Challenges and Opportunities Facing Angel Networks

March 2020 When Alfredo Montoya founded Colaborativo in 2012 as an accelerator for enterprises, he didn’t know his work would evolve to mentoring entrepreneurs and investors.  Knowing that he wanted to work with entrepreneurs, Montoya started the accelerator as a way to support early-stage startups that were trying to use business as a force for […]