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[…]

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[…]

From Lemonade to Babies: 8 Lessons on How to Talk About Impact Investing

Cathy Clark’s 8-year-old daughter asks her to explain what impact investing is.  Cathy realizes this is a very special communication challenge and a chance to see if she can communicate this topic in a way that truly anyone can understand. Originally posted in B the Change Media.

CASE Chat: Karen Clune, USAID

“The element about social entrepreneurship that is important to what we do is that social entrepreneurs come with the business minded approaches. [What’s important is] the idea of long term planning, really thinking about the implementation and the execution.” – Karen Clune of USAID Global Health Karen Clune, Senior Innovation Advisor for USAID’s Center for Read more about CASE Chat: Karen Clune, USAID[…]

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[…]

From the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

          Cathy Clark of CASE i3 was invited by the US State Department as a delegate at the Obama Administration’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi in July, 2015. While there, she moderated a panel on global health in Africa entitled, “Enabling Scale: Building a Global Health Ecosystem for Impact.” The panel explored Read more about From the Global Entrepreneurship Summit[…]

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[…]

Report: Opportunities and Challenges for Global Health Impact Investors

A collaboration between CASE, IPIHD, Calvert Foundation, and Investors’ Circle, produced as part of the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke with funding from USAID,  this project set out to understand the landscape of current sources of debt and equity financing for global health enterprises in India and East Africa. Interviews with investors revealed two main Read more about Report: Opportunities and Challenges for Global Health Impact Investors[…]

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[…]

CASE Chat: Laurie Spengler

Enclude CEO Laurie Spengler spoke at CASE (Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship) at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, about impact investing now and in the future.  Laurie delves into gaps in the current impact investing space: between rhetoric and participation in transactions, and in the analytical tools we need to provide to help investors perform Read more about CASE Chat: Laurie Spengler[…]