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Social Entrepreneurship

 

Innovative ideas for social entrepreneurs who tackle society’s problems

 
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Social Entrepreneurship

The New Social Innovators

How the next generation of funders and social entrepreneurs are already taking cues from tech to “hack” the world’s most pressing social problems.

By Kathleen Kelly Janus | Jul. 14, 2015
 

Global Issues

Using Social Incubation to Drive Local Innovation

A look at why and how social innovation can catalyze solutions for local problems from within the community, rather than by importing ideas from the outside.

By Gabriel Seidman & Teresa Chahine | 1 | Jul. 14, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Naming the Mindsets of Innovation

Social sector leaders can encourage innovation by fostering three productive mindsets.

By David Dabscheck | 1 | Jul. 13, 2015
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Bringing Social Entrepreneurship into the Classroom

Why we must leverage hands-on experience and service learning to encourage the next generation of social innovators.

By Kathleen Kelly Janus | 3 | Jun. 15, 2015
 
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Civil Society

Building With, Not For

Social good technologists working on building a more responsive and effective government need to be more inclusive of the citizens they’re trying to engage—and stop neglecting the government they already have.

By Marcia Stepanek | 1 | Jun. 9, 2015
 
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Health

Undercover Solutions

Solutions to social problems are often hidden in the most obvious places, masquerading as problems.

By Meghan Williamson | 1 | Jun. 9, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Creating a Level Playing Field for Social Innovators in Africa

By supporting local innovators, we can solve more social problems and deepen our access to new systems thinking.

By Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli | 16 | Jun. 3, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Taking the Pulse of Investment in Social Enterprise

A recent survey highlights the important role of social enterprise in poverty alleviation.

 
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Energy

Five Innovations That Will Electrify Africa

How a continent of over 1 billion off-grid customers can move from darkness to light over the next decade.

By Joshua Romisher | 29 | Apr. 24, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Time to Define What a “Hub” Really Is

Clarifying four core features that hub organizations are widely assumed to share can help us grasp their limits and possibilities as innovation intermediaries.