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![…]

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.[…]

Find Your Funding on Social Entrepreneur podcast

CASE i3 Director Cathy Clark was recently interviewed on the podcast Social Entrepreneur.  In this interview, Cathy takes the listeners from the theoretical basis of impact investing through a description of CASE Smart Impact Capital, a toolkit that contains short videos, downloadable resources, spreadsheets, and more for the fundraising journey.  You can find the podcast episode Read more about Find Your Funding on Social Entrepreneur podcast[…]

Adventures in Data

Cathy Clark and Rehana Nathoo of the Case Foundation recently discussed the challenges and opportunities involved in aggregating and visualizing data.  Their discussion touched on how impact investors can use data to meet their goals, the importance of transparency and disclosure across the impact investing ecosystem, and how data and impact investing expertise helped create Read more about Adventures in Data[…]