Social Enterprise News

Social Enterprise Program becomes Tamer Center for Social Enterprise

Social Enterprise News | January 28, 2015

Columbia Business School announced today that the Social Enterprise Program has become the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise. This was made possible by a generous donation by Sandra and Tony Tamer, with the aim of expanding many of the existing social enterprise activities and developing new initiatives to broaden the social entrepreneurship network at Columbia University.

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Startups for a Better World

Social Enterprise News | September 19, 2014

This story was originally published in Columbia Business.

More and more alumni entrepreneurs are launching ventures to serve the greater good.

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Transforming Safety

Social Enterprise News | August 20, 2014

This was originally published in Columbia Business.

As part of our Launch series, Linda Chase-Jenkins ’93 talks about her startup, Neurotect, which is poised to transform the sports safety market — and save millions of lives.

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Social Enterprise News | March 18, 2014

This article was originally published in Columbia Business.

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(Hello Guru) Does a bureaucratic organization hamper individual creativity?

Social Enterprise News | March 04, 2014

Without an organization, a dream will end as a dream. A Chat with the Organizational Management Guru, Professor Raymond Fisman, Columbia Business School.

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Community Health Partner

Social Enterprise News | February 21, 2014

Manmeet Kaur '12, executive director and founder of City Health Works, is applying lessons learned from community health programs in Africa and India to East Harlem.

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Business Professor Probes the Hidden Economics of Almost Everything

Social Enterprise News | October 08, 2013

This article originally appeared on the Columbia University News page:

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Columbia Business School would like to invite you to our Social Venture Workshop series!

Social Enterprise News | June 21, 2013

Columbia Business School would like to invite you to our new Spark Social Venture Workshop series! Spark provides Social Innovators with an opportunity to explore resources, connections and potential solutions to help their social ventures, by tapping the collective knowledge within Columbia University, and the larger entrepreneurial and social impact community in the New York area and beyond. This workshop is open to all who are willing to bring their ideas, experience, and connections to help solve social and environmental challenges that these social innovators aim to address. This event is supported by the?Social Enterprise Program, the?Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center and the?Social Enterprise Club?at Columbia Business School.

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What is the best way of innovating for social change?

Social Enterprise News | May 05, 2013

Professors Ray Fisman and Bruce Usher,Co-Directors of the Social Enterprise Program (SEP),shed light on some of the challenges social entrepreneurs may face in making organizational decisions.

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Donnel Baird Uses Community Power to Generate Green Energy Projects

Social Enterprise News | March 06, 2013

Social Enterprise Program student Donnel Baird ’13 was recently featured on PBS Newshour as an “Agent of Change” for his social enterprise, BlocPower. BlocPower is an organization that aims to provide job training and energy-efficient products in underserved New York City neighborhoods. 

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