Helping Entrepreneurs find COVID19 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 COVID19, to locate cash relief resources in their community. The site is at covidcap.com. Click the Read more about Helping Entrepreneurs find COVID19 cash relief at covidcap.com[…]

CASE Chat with Eric Savage, Co-Founder and President, Unitus Capital

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[…]

Podcast: Tackling the Pioneer Gap with Cathy Clark

Cathy Clark: Tackling the Pioneer Gap Between Good Idea and Investable Deal (Podcast) This is reposted from the Returns on Investment podcast You’ve heard it from impact investors: there just aren’t enough investable deals. And you’ve heard it from impact entrepreneurs: where’s the capital we need to get our business off the ground? In this Returns on Read more about Podcast: Tackling the Pioneer Gap with Cathy Clark[…]

CASE Chat: Michael MacHarg

Michael MacHarg is Senior Advisor, Social Ventures for Mercy Corps; co-founder of the for-profit social venture, Simpa Networks; and, a member of the CASE i3 Advisory Council. In this CASE Chat, Mike talks about impact investing, tri-sector leadership, and offers advice for budding social entrepreneurs. Brought to you by the Center for the Advancement of Read more about CASE Chat: Michael MacHarg[…]

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[…]

Lessons from Global Health Entrepreneurship

Durham, NC – from Duke In Pictures Ann Mei Chang, executive director of USAID’s U.S. Global Development Lab, gave the keynote address for the 2015 Duke Symposium on Scaling Innovations in Global Health on Friday, March 20 at the Fuqua School of Business. The symposium highlighted lessons from 25 global health social entrepreneurs who are Read more about Lessons from Global Health Entrepreneurship[…]

Press: Chicago Tribune on The Impact Investor

  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[…]