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[…]

$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[…]

Podcast: Next Economy Now with Cathy Clark

The Next Economy Now podcast recently hosted CASE i3 Director Cathy Clark.  Highlights of the show: Cathy discusses how Sesame Street led her to impact investing Best practices uncovered in the Impact Investor 2.0 project The art of putting together strong impact funds New tools released soon to help social entrepreneurs raise “Smart Impact Capital” Read more about Podcast: Next Economy Now with Cathy Clark[…]

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[…]

Raising Smart Impact Capital

You’re a busy entrepreneur with an innovative venture that is making a real impact. But like many impact entrepreneurs you likely face questions and challenges in the capital-raising process. Many entrepreneurs find it hard to raise capital. And many entrepreneurs raise capital but discover later they got the wrong kind of capital at the wrong Read more about Raising Smart Impact Capital[…]

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[…]

Blog: A Year of Impact and Progress for CASE

This blogpost was originally published in the CASE Notes blog by Erin Worsham. Click here for the full post.  If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. ~ Thomas Edison A university-wide Ebola Innovation Challenge that inspired 160+ students to think about how they can use their Read more about Blog: A Year of Impact and Progress for CASE[…]