Posts about Social Innovation


Today we’re excited to hear about a day in the life of a mover and a shaker in corporate philanthropy. Prior to joining the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, Ruthie Ackerman was an award-winning journalist who focused on women, wealth, and politics. Read More.

 

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.

 

Want to keep on top of the world's greatest ideas in social change? Check out our new video featuring the visionaries of the 2012 Fellowship class.

 

The Social Good Summit, a three-day conference where "big ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions" to drive social change concluded tonight at New York City's 92Y and digitally around the world. Read More.

 

Recently launched by Jonathan Lewis, the video series iOnPoverty aims to help aspiring changemakers "learn from the social entrepreneurs who have the jobs they want." The videos are succinct, uncensored, honest, and—most importantly—helpful. Watch our favorites.

 

Summer of Social Entrepreneurship
It seems like everywhere we turn, there's another incredible opportunity for our Fellows. So much so, Echoing Green is declaring the summer of 2012 the "Summer of Social Entrepreneurship." Read more.

 

South Asia as a Hub for Social Entrepreneurship
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.

 

Lara Galinsky, Senior vice president of Echoing Green, published "Not Everyone Should Be a Social Entrepreneur" on the Harvard Business Review this morning.

 



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.

 

Take a look at our new video introducing the nine Black Male Achievement Fellows, who are already making history.

 

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