Blog: A Year of Impact and Progress f...


This blogpost was originally published in the CASE Notes blog by Erin Worsham. Click here for the full post.  If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. ~ Thomas Edison A university-wide Ebola Innovation Challenge that inspired 160+ students to think about how they can use their […]

Video: Impact Investing Fuqua Faculty...


On April 29, 2015, CASE i3 Director Cathy Clark did a live webinar chat through a YouTube live stream on the topics of Impact Investing and Tri-Sector Leadership. This was part of Fuqua’s Faculty Conversation Series. Questions were submitted by email and twitter and Cathy answered them for about an hour. Highlights include: What are […]

Blog: The Triumphs and Tribulations o...


Huge thanks to Kyle Zimmer and Jane Robinson from First Book for writing this great HuffingtonPost blog on our event in Oxford last week. They wrote about two big hurdles for impact investing: risk and access. An excerpt from their blogpost: Both the triumphs and the growing pains of “impact investing” were on display in […]

Duke Students Take 1st Place in Whart...


Fuquans attended the Wharton’s 2015 Latam Private Equity Competition and came home with the first place check!! They competed against 12 teams from 9 different top business schools including Wharton, Yale, NYU, Columbia, Booth, Cornell, Kellogg, HEC and HKU. The competition consisted of 2 rounds. In the first round, the Fuqua team presented an investment […]

Webinar: Fuqua Faculty Conversation o...


Join us for our April Fuqua Faculty Conversation as Cathy Clark, Adjunct Professor at the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) and Director of the CASE i3 Initiative on Impact Investing, presents: Impact Investing and Tri-Sector Leadership You will learn about: The emerging field of impact investing and its relationship to the future […]

Event: Pre-Skoll Impact Investing Col...

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CASE i3, ICAP Partners and the Skoll Centre held an invitation-only event sponsored by Barclay’s prior to the Skoll World Forum in Oxford on April 15, 2015. About 70 people attended to discuss progress, obstacles, and the need for segmentation in the impact investing field in three areas: investor on-ramping, performance data, and capital aligned with investees’ […]

Quote: Jean Case, Case Foundation


 “The authors of The Impact Investor—all longtime leaders in the impact investing space—provide valuable insights for a new class of investors. Their new book uses real world examples from funds that meet investor expectations of return on capital and that support impact businesses that are using market-based solutions to solve some of our greatest social […]

Video: SEAD wins AshokaU Cordes Innov...


Duke’s Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator (called SEAD, which stands for Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke), was proud to accept the  2015 Ashoka U Cordes Innovation Award. Funded by USAID’s Global Development Lab and part of the agency’s Higher Education Solutions Network, SEAD brings students and faculty into the lessons and challenges of scaling global health innovations. […]

Podcast: The Philanthropy Hour


The Philanthropy Hour’s Greg Cherry hosted CASE i3’s Cathy Clark on a podcast on February 25, 2015.    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SHOW: In this 34 minute interview, we discuss: What constitutes an impact investment and how it is unique from traditional investing. How the purpose-driven mentality is infiltrating the marketplace, and how millenials are driving it. […]

Event: Tri-Sector Leadership Workshop


A fantastic workshop was held on April 8, 2015 by CASE at Fuqua, led by Matthew Thomas of Prospect Madison. Business, policy and other Duke grad students discussed their motivations and sector skill strengths, and worked to understand how to transfer them across sectors to achieve their personal and professional goals.  There were some great surprises […]