$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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Press: Why The Zuckerberg LLC Is Good For Impact Investing

This article recently appeared in Forbes. This piece is excerpted, with permission. Mark Zuckerberg recently revealed that he and Dr. Priscilla Chan, his wife, plan to direct 99% of of their wealth into the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and the announcement triggered quite the firestorm of controversy. That’s because, although the entity is aimed at using Read more about Press: Why The Zuckerberg LLC Is Good For Impact Investing[…]

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[…]

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[…]