This post originally appeared in the CASE blog on May 5, 2016, by Kyle Munn. This month’s CASE Chat features Eric Savage, Co-Founder and President of Unitus Capital. Based in Bangalore, India, Unitus Capital was founded in 2008 with the mission of accelerating capital markets for ventures serving low-income populations in Asia. In the Read more about CASE Chat with Eric Savage, Co-Founder and President, Unitus Capital[…]
“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[…]
CASE i3 recently partnered with Duke Corporate Education (ranked #1 in corporate education programs in the world) and Duke Kunshan University (DKU) in China to design and teach a program tour on philanthropy and impact investing for a group of ultra high net worth Chinese entrepreneurs and their families. The 7-day tour included time in Durham, NC, Read more about Exec Ed Program with DKU and Duke CE[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Maya Chorengel of Elevar Equity presented to and spoke with CASE i3 Fellows, Associates and other Duke students at Fuqua today, introducing them to Elevar’s investment criteria, terms of engagement, track record, and lessons. Check out Maya’s CASE Chat here.
February 3, 2015. An article in the Chicago Tribune reports on the presentation Cathy Clark gave at an impact investing event in Chicago cohosted by MacArthur Foundation, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. This event was focused on findings from The Impact Investor: Lessons in Read more about Press: Chicago Tribune on The Impact Investor[…]
Impact Investing and the New Era of Collaborative Capitalism: Impact Speaker Series at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. Carla Javitz, Executive Director of REDF, hosted a presentation and discussion around performance in impact investing, with Cathy Clark, Ben Thornley, and Jed Emerson, co-authors of The Impact Investor. (November 20, 2014). Watch the full video here.