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?[…]

Want help from a CASE i3 Team? Applications Open through 8/31

CASE often gets calls and emails from organizations wondering if there are ways to work with our fabulous students – and the answer is YES!  One way for organizations working in the impact investing field to take advantage of the expertise and passion of our Duke MBAs is through the CASE i3 Consulting Program (CASE i3 Read more about Want help from a CASE i3 Team? Applications Open through 8/31[…]

How Social Entrepreneurs Begin to Measure Impact

Forbes has begun a series of articles about how social entrepreneurs measure impact.  As author Devin Thorpe declares, “There are two keys to becoming a good social entrepreneur. Intentionality, that is intending to have a positive social impact rather than merely delivering one incidentally, is how you become a social entrepreneur. Accountability, measuring the impact, Read more about How Social Entrepreneurs Begin to Measure Impact[…]

i3 Speaker: Darren Walker, Ford Foundation

We were thrilled to welcome Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, to campus on March 23, 2016 for meetings with our team and an intimate roundtable discussion with CASE i3 Fellows and Associates and other staff and students at Fuqua. The Ford Foundation is the nation’s second largest philanthropy, and has a rich history Read more about i3 Speaker: Darren Walker, Ford Foundation[…]

Nick O’Donohoe of Big Society Capital

We were thrilled to welcome Nick O’Donohoe, founding CEO of Big Society Capital, to campus as our fall CASE i3 speaker.  Nick spoke about Big Society Capital’s role as an innovative investment intermediary working with funds, governments, and enterprises to catalyze the impact investment market in the UK and globally. Nick serves on the advisory Read more about Nick O’Donohoe of Big Society Capital[…]

The Role of Big Society Capital in Growing Impact Investment

During his visit to campus in December, Nick O’Donohoe, CEO of Big Society Capital, provided insight into the founding of the organization and its role in building the social investment market in the United Kingdom. Impact investing (as we know it in the US) or social investing (as it’s often termed in the UK) strikes Read more about The Role of Big Society Capital in Growing Impact Investment[…]

i3 Speaker: Nick O’Donohoe

Catalyzing Impact through Investment with Nick O’Donohoe of Big Society Capital How can an innovative investment intermediary work with funds, governments, and enterprises to catalyze the impact investment market across a country? Nick O’Donohoe, former Global Head of Research at JP Morgan, will talk about the foundation of Big Society Capital and its work dedicated Read more about i3 Speaker: Nick O’Donohoe[…]

Melissa Bradley, New Capitalist, on Tri-Sector Leadership

CASE i3 Advisor Melissa Bradley shares her experience as a tri-sector leader collaborating on solutions to social problems. Melissa has vast and diverse impact experience, having started and successfully sold a social enterprise, worked as an impact investor focused on investing in entrepreneurs of color and female entrepreneurs, and served as the acting director of Read more about Melissa Bradley, New Capitalist, on Tri-Sector Leadership[…]

How Investing for More than Profit Can Change the World

Adjunct Professor and CASE i3 Director Cathy Clark envisions a future combining profit and societal good through the practice of impact investing. Clark makes some creative predictions about how the practice of impact investing could change the world and how that change might happen in this Fuqua Q&A. Q: The 2008 financial crisis showed that Read more about How Investing for More than Profit Can Change the World[…]