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?[…]

Being a social media influencer – #thinklist interview with Cathy Clark

  The University of Bath’s Business and Society unit has been asking some of its top #thinklisters to share their views on why they use Twitter and how it works for them. In this piece, Andy Crane interviews Cathy Clark – ranked 12th (and top ranked woman) on the list of digital influencers. Cathy is Faculty Director at the Center for Read more about Being a social media influencer – #thinklist interview with Cathy Clark[…]

Duke Faculty-Proposed Voucher System helping Impact Investors Address Global Health

A new treatment to help eliminate a neglected tropical disease was developed thanks in part to an incentive program devised by researchers at Duke University. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved moxidectin, a drug developed by non-profit biopharmaceutical company Medicines Development for Global Health. Moxidectin treats river blindness, a parasitic infection that affects Read more about Duke Faculty-Proposed Voucher System helping Impact Investors Address Global Health[…]

Highlights from the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke

  Launched in 2013, the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD) was a five-year collaborative project between the U.S. Agency for International Development, CASE, and Innovations in Healthcare; SEAD also leveraged additional interdisciplinary partners across and outside of Duke University.  Through engaging 25 global health social ventures within a learning accelerator, leveraging of the impact Read more about Highlights from the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke[…]

Mission Investors Exchange Features Impact Investing Toolkit for Foundations

Mission Investors Exchange, the leading impact investing network for foundations dedicated to deploying capital for social and environmental change, has featured our CASE Smart Impact Capital toolkit as part of their recommended tools and resources for their over 200 philanthropic members. Launched in October 2017, Smart Impact Capital is the first online toolkit for professional impact investing training, Read more about Mission Investors Exchange Features Impact Investing Toolkit for Foundations[…]

Want to be an academic influencer on social media? Here’s how.

  In April 2018, CASE i3’s Cathy Clark was the top female named in the #thinklist – a list of academics working in responsible business who are at the top of their game in social media influence. Read more here about the list and the recommendations from Cathy and other top social media academics on how to Read more about Want to be an academic influencer on social media? Here’s how.[…]

Navigating Impact Investing

Led by the consulting firm Tideline, together with Cathy Clark at CASE i3 at Duke University, the Navigating Impact Investing project began in September 2015 as an effort to bring greater clarity to the field of impact investing, supported by Omidyar Network. The project also included a dedicated Advisory Group, members of which are listed Read more about Navigating Impact Investing[…]