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Kevin_Starr

Philanthropy

Dump the Prizes

Contests, challenges, awards—they do more harm than good. Let’s get rid of them.

By Kevin Starr | 41 | Aug. 22, 2013
 

Unpacking the Impact in Impact Investing

By Paul Brest & Kelly Born | Aug. 14, 2013
 
Paul Brest

Philanthropy

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen’s Gift to Philanthropy

Giving 2.0 Project U offers a treasure trove of resources for teachers and students of philanthropy.

By Paul Brest | Jun. 19, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

The Power of a Simple and Inclusive Definition

To live up to its vision to change the world for the better, the social entrepreneur movement must clearly and simply define itself.

By Elizabeth Garlow & Rich Tafel | 12 | May. 22, 2013
 

10th Anniversary Essays

The Trouble with Winning

By Roger Martin | Feb. 21, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Flux to Flex: Takeaways from the 2012 Skoll World Forum

A new brand of social entrepreneurship is emerging.

By Jason Saul | 3 | Apr. 9, 2012
 

Philanthropy

Jeff Skoll

By Eric Nee | 6 | Feb. 15, 2012
 
SSIR blogger Jenna Nicholas has worked for the Oxford Hub, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Stanford Centre for Philanthropy and Civil Society, and Global Health Corps.

Social Entrepreneurship

Skoll 2011 Interviews: Rod Schwartz, Lars Johansen, and Biju Mohandas

Interview with Rod Schwartz, founder of ClearlySo, a company that helps entrepreneurs with raising capital, team building, product sales, and financial management.

By Jenna Nicholas | Apr. 15, 2011
 
SSIR blogger Jenna Nicholas has worked for the Oxford Hub, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Stanford Centre for Philanthropy and Civil Society, and Global Health Corps.

Social Entrepreneurship

Skoll 2011 Interview: John Marks

Interview with John Marks, founder of Search for Common Ground, a nonprofit conflict-resolution organization, and head of Common Ground Productions

By Jenna Nicholas | 1 | Apr. 8, 2011
 
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Measuring Social Impact

Impact Market Failure

It comes down to this: We’re all operating in a dysfunctional market for impact.

By Kevin Starr | 16 | Apr. 7, 2011