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 […]
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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” […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.
May 9, 2013: CASE i3, the SJF Institute and O-H Community Partners released a new report “Accelerating Impact Enterprises: How to Lock, Stock and Anchor Impact Enterprises for Maximum Impact” at the Investors’ Circle conference in San Francisco. Click here to read more about the project and related readings, the executive summary or the full report. […]
May 9, 2013: Advice from Silicon Valley for Impact Investors and Entrepreneurs. Cathy Clark interviewed Randy Komisar, General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, about his advice for impact entrepreneurs and impact investors at the Investors’ Circle Conference. Video here (conversation starts at 17:30).