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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.
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.
Donnel Baird Uses Community Power to Generate Green Energy Projects
Social Enterprise News | March 06, 2013
Bruce Usher Named First Elizabeth B. Strickler ’86 and Mark T. Gallogly ’86 Faculty Director of Social Enterprise Program
Social Enterprise News | February 21, 2013
The generous endowed gift will support the teaching, research, and ancillary activities related to Usher’s role as the SEP’s co-director.
Business School Professor Creates Executive Program for Local Nonprofit Leaders
Social Enterprise News | November 16, 2012
More than 20 executives of nonprofit groups in Harlem came together at Columbia Business School for a leadership training program, "Strengthening West Harlem Nonprofits."
The Real Deal- Kesha Cash '10, a social entrepreneur and an activist for the next generation of change-makers.
Social Enterprise News | October 19, 2012
For Kesha Cash '10, being an impact investor means doubling as a social entrepreneur and as an activist for the next generation of change-makers.
Columbia MBA Students Placed Second at Ross Renewable Energy Case Competition
Social Enterprise News | February 20, 2012
Daniel Mintzer '13, Morris Cox '13, Donnel Baird '13, and Yaniv Kalish '12 came in second place at the annual Ross Renewable Energy Case Competition.
Columbia MBA Students Win First Place at Net Impact Case Competition
Social Enterprise News | February 19, 2012
MBA students Donnel Baird '13, Morris Cox '13, Elmer Moore '13, and Miklos Raibon '13 won first place at the annual Net Impact Case Competition.
Professor Jonah Rockoff and Colleagues Release Landmark Education Study
Social Enterprise News | January 20, 2012
A new study by Professor Jonah Rockoff and colleagues indicates that good elementary school teachers have a positive effect on students in the long-term.
Social Venture Innovators
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Lending money to entrepreneurs whose endeavors are too large to receive microfinance loans but too small and risky to receive funding from traditional banks.
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Hiring unemployed residents of financially underserved communities to install solar and energy-efficient technology for small businesses, nonprofits, and affordable housing.
Leveraging crowdfunding technology to reduce preventable maternal and neonatal deaths and disability.
View the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise brochure, Empowering Leaders to Change the World