Tag Archives: scaling

Karen Clune, USAID, on Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship

Karen Clune, Senior Innovation Advisor for USAID’s Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact, talks about the challenges and opportunities in scaling global health social ventures, provides advice for students interested in international development, and talks about her inspiration for working …

The Scaling Obsession: Building Multiple Capabilities for SCALE

Scaling social impact is an obsession for most social entrepreneurs. However, even with this obsession, very few social ventures have scaled successfully due to the incredible complexity of getting scaling right. A few years ago, my colleague, Ronnie Chatterji, and …

Leadership’s Next Frontier: Tri-Sector

This post originally appeared on The Huffington Post March 4, 2015. Our team at CASE has studied social entrepreneurship and scaling social impact for over a decade. During that time, one thing that has been clear is that organizations striving …

Introducing CASE Scholar Sarah Martin

Duke’s Fuqua School of Business offers scholarships each year to individuals with social sector backgrounds who are looking to acquire business skills for use in their pursuit of social impact. The CASE Social Sector Scholarship brings in amazing students who add a …

2014 CASE Award Goes to Living Goods

CASE is excited to announce the 2014 winner of the CASE Award for Enterprising Social Innovation (ESI), Living Goods! Living Goods is a fantastic social venture that empowers the poor through networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families …

Finding ‘Bright Spots’ to Reach Scale

Anne Katherine Wales is Project Manager at International Partnerships for Innovative Healthcare Delivery (IPIHD) and a member of the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD) team. This article was originally published on NextBillion.net – read the original post here. Every …

“Be A Social Entrepreneur” with Greg Dees

This post originally appeared on Southern New Hampshire University’s Be a Social Entrepreneur blog. To read the original post, click here. J. Gregory Dees has been the recipient of the Ashoka and Aspen Institute Lifetime Achievement Award in Social Entrepreneurship and continues to share …

Is Your Social Venture Really Worth Scaling?

This article was originally published on the Harvard Business Review blog and is being reprinted with their permission. The post is written by CASE professor Paul Bloom.  Paul’s new book, Scaling Your Social Venture: Becoming an Impact Entrepreneur, was just …