The landscape of social entrepreneurship has shifted dramatically in the last decade, and for-profit and hybrid business models are here to stay.
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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.
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.
Our President, Cheryl Dorsey, joins venture capitalists Marc Andreessen of Andreessen Horowitz and Jim Breyer of Accel Partners, and CEO of Salesforce.com, Marc Benioff, at the Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy to discuss how social venture and traditional venture capital overlap (and when they don't).Read More.
South Asia is rapidly growing as a hub for social entrepreneurship, but how can we translate this momentum to other parts of the world? Read more.
The Recoverable Grant is essentially a convertible note, with no time expiration and no liquidation payback rights, where the conversion occurs only at valuations greater than a given threshold. It’s designed specifically for very early-stage investment, where entrepreneurs need risk tolerant and inexpensive capital. Read More.
We’ve seen an emerging trend with social enterprises–testing out business models. Balancing the art of doing good and doing well, social enterprises don’t always fit into either a nonprofit or for-profit box. Read More.
DiligentDeal and Gust held the Venture Forward 2012 Conference at the New York Academy of Sciences on June 20, 2012. With attendees ranging from individual angel investors to well-known entrepreneurs from across the country, it was a particularly exciting and informative event. Read More.
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Take a role in the social impact movement by applying your talent to a job that is right for you, and good for the world.
We need to improve our ability to identify, develop and connect talented individuals, particularly from across sub-Saharan Africa.
While global funding structures tend to be siloed – focused on specific issues or target countries – we know that social entrepreneurs are best-in-class at breaking down silos.
Individually, our ideas and commitment can change lives and communities. But what happens when we go all in together?