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?[…]

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[…]

CASE Smart Impact Capital launches

CASE has been working for nearly two years, scouring the planet, filming and interviewing people in the trenches and in boardrooms, and building a crowd-sourced, scalable, online guidebook that can help impact entrepreneurs be more efficient and effective throughout their investment capital raising journey.  Our toolkit, CASE Smart Impact CapitalTM, has been used by partner Read more about CASE Smart Impact Capital launches[…]

Jean Case of Case Foundation keynotes Fuqua’s Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference

We were honored to welcome Jean Case of the Case Foundation to campus on February 8 as the closing keynote at our annual Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference. In a fireside chat with CASE i3 Director Cathy Clark, Jean spoke about building movements by inspiring, educating, and activating.  Second-year MBA student Alejandra Rossi highlighted Read more about Jean Case of Case Foundation keynotes Fuqua’s Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference[…]

Three Lessons for Impact Investing Education Programs

After 5+ years of experience running CASE i3, we know that academic institutions can help build the impact investing field by teaching students a fuller suite of skills, clarifying the range of career paths open to them, and developing a better theoretical and practical knowledge base.  We share our own approach, as well as the Read more about Three Lessons for Impact Investing Education Programs[…]

$1B Deployed for Impact Investing

by Cathy Clark I got the call from the White House, in May 2014. “We’re going to have some major new commitments of impact investment capital at the meeting in June. Would you be interested in helping us track how the money is spent?” What do you say to a call like that when you Read more about $1B Deployed for Impact Investing[…]

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.