i3 Speaker: Nick O’Donohoe

Catalyzing Impact through Investment with Nick O’Donohoe of Big Society Capital How can an innovative investment intermediary work with funds, governments, and enterprises to catalyze the impact investment market across a country? Nick O’Donohoe, former Global Head of Research at JP Morgan, will talk about the foundation of Big Society Capital and its work dedicated Read more about i3 Speaker: Nick O’Donohoe[…]

3 Trends in East African Healthcare Investment

This post is part of our series on SEAD’s recent visit to East Africa to work with our innovators in the field and put on events in Nairobi focused on healthcare innovation and scaling in East Africa. Learn more about the trip here. Right now is an exciting time to be involved in global health Read more about 3 Trends in East African Healthcare Investment[…]

Blog: The Triumphs and Tribulations of Impact Investing

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 Read more about Blog: The Triumphs and Tribulations of Impact Investing[…]

Duke Students Take 1st Place in Wharton’s 2015 Latam PE Competition

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 Read more about Duke Students Take 1st Place in Wharton’s 2015 Latam PE Competition[…]

Webinar: Fuqua Faculty Conversation on Impact Investing 4/29

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 Read more about Webinar: Fuqua Faculty Conversation on Impact Investing 4/29[…]

Event: Pre-Skoll Impact Investing Colloquium

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’ Read more about Event: Pre-Skoll Impact Investing Colloquium[…]

Video: SEAD wins AshokaU Cordes Innovation Award

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. Read more about Video: SEAD wins AshokaU Cordes Innovation Award[…]

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 Read more about Event: Tri-Sector Leadership Workshop[…]

Event: SEAD Summit 2015

The 2015 SEAD Summit and Symposium were a huge success! Over 40 global health innovators from East Africa and India joined the CASE and IPIHD teams at the Fuqua School of Business in Durham on March 18-20, 2015 for workshops, peer learning sessions and 1:1 meetings on scaling strategies, impact evaluation, financing and much more. Read more about Event: SEAD Summit 2015[…]

Lessons from Global Health Entrepreneurship

Durham, NC – from Duke In Pictures Ann Mei Chang, executive director of USAID’s U.S. Global Development Lab, gave the keynote address for the 2015 Duke Symposium on Scaling Innovations in Global Health on Friday, March 20 at the Fuqua School of Business. The symposium highlighted lessons from 25 global health social entrepreneurs who are Read more about Lessons from Global Health Entrepreneurship[…]