CASE Announces New Online Training Course in Impact Measurement and Management with UNDP

In June 2020, the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke University, with funding from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) SDG Impact, began developing a new online global course to teach investors and enterprises how to apply impact management practices to demonstrate their alignment with, and contribution to, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Developed Read more about CASE Announces New Online Training Course in Impact Measurement and Management with UNDP[…]

CASE Smart Impact Capital Highlight: The Four Impact Basics

  As part of the application process for the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship’s (CASE) F. M. Kirby Impact Prize, a new annual prize of $100,000 USD in unrestricted funds that will be awarded to one scaling impact enterprise each year, we want to provide all applicants with access to CASE’s award-winning resources and learning Read more about CASE Smart Impact Capital Highlight: The Four Impact Basics[…]

CASE 2019-2020 Annual Report

We had another exciting year of impact at CASE and CASE i3! 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, Read more about CASE 2019-2020 Annual Report[…]

Managing Impact Investment Fundraising During COVID19

As part of our rapid response effort to support social entrepreneurs during the COVID19 pandemic, CASE at Duke held a free webinar on April 16, 2020 on managing capital raising during the crisis. The webinar was attended by over 400 people from over 50 countries, who listened to CASE’s Cathy Clark, Caroline Bressan from Open Read more about Managing Impact Investment Fundraising During COVID19[…]

Helping Entrepreneurs find COVID-19 cash relief at covidcap.com

What is covidcap.com? On March 26, 2020, CASE and CASE i3 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business launched a searchable website to help any entrepreneur in the world, for-profit or nonprofit, struggling due to the economic impacts of COVID-19, to locate cash relief resources in their community. On May 3, 2020, we relaunched the Read more about Helping Entrepreneurs find COVID-19 cash relief at covidcap.com[…]

Cultivating the Next Generation of Social Impact Leaders

Posted on January 22, 2020 by Tara Schoenborn Nathan Hixson with three other CASE Scholars in his cohort (left to right: Utkarsha Bhardwaj, Patrick Pierson-Prah and Ineza Mutimura) On a sweltering hot southern day in October 2019, Nathan Hixson, a Center for the Advancement for Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) Scholar and first-year Daytime MBA student at Duke University’s Read more about Cultivating the Next Generation of Social Impact Leaders[…]

CASE Executive Speaker Series: Three Takeaways on Impact Investing from Prudential Financial

Posted on February 11, 2020 by Tara Schoenborn Ommeed Sathe & Cathy Clark at the CASE Executive Speaker Series When Ommeed Sathe, Vice President of Impact Investments at Prudential Financial, joined the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business on January 28 as part of the CASE Executive Speaker Series, the Read more about CASE Executive Speaker Series: Three Takeaways on Impact Investing from Prudential Financial[…]

How can we help more entrepreneurs raise the right impact investment capital?

by Carrie Gonnella Announcing special discounts for all users of CASE Smart Impact Capital through 8-15-2019 Since our public launch in 2017, we’ve had a lot of traction with CASE Smart Impact Capital. Our online toolkit has helped thousands of entrepreneurs around the world learn how to raise the right kind of impact investing capital at Read more about How can we help more entrepreneurs raise the right impact investment capital?[…]

Get Gender Smart with Us in Sept!

I am excited to announce that Suzanne Biegel of Catalyst at Large and I are repeating our 2.5-day intensive course Getting Gender Smart in September 2019. The course helps investors, fund managers, philanthropists, and financial consultants integrate a gender lens into their investment practices. We explore six gender lenses, share up to date research findings Read more about Get Gender Smart with Us in Sept![…]

How Will Impact Investing Change Investment?

“There’s going to be a different level of satisfaction with investment as impact investment progresses” – Cathy Clark Cathy Clark literally wrote the book on impact investing and Swell Investing was so excited to have her as their inaugural podcast guest! Cathy is the Faculty Director at the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Read more about How Will Impact Investing Change Investment?[…]