Impact Investing On Echoing Green Blog

When it comes to business and impact accelerators, what's working–and not working–to move social enterprises to the next level? Here's what we learned from our pilot model of support.

Echoing Green created "SeedIIT" to empower emerging social entrepreneurs seeking investment using input from a diverse group of social entrepreneurs running for-profit and hybrid organizations who have successfully raised investment.

Echoing Green shares insights into the types of investment readiness support and financing needed from early stage social entrepreneurs.

Data from Echoing Green Fellowship applicants show that a new approach to finance and support that cultivates social entrepreneurs must emerge.

Echoing Green shares insights into the types of investment readiness support and financing needed from early stage social entrepreneurs.

The landscape of social entrepreneurship has shifted dramatically in the last decade, and for-profit and hybrid business models are here to stay.

As part of our commitment to deepening support to Fellows, we travel around the world to gain a better understanding of the environment in which these social innovators operate.

Akin to what a business plan is to financial return, the Impact Blueprint is to social return: it provides a roadmap of how the organization’s activities are expected to deliver the desired social and/or environmental impact by making use of certain inputs and resources.


Data is big, data is powerful, and data is here to stay. Here are some tips for those looking to become a data-driven organization. Read More.


Echoing Green President Cheryl L. Dorsey reflects on joining more than 150 leaders in philanthropy and finance at the White House for a meeting on innovation in philanthropy. Read More.

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