Tag: social enterprise

Rob Goodier

Packable solar picnic grills subsidize sales in underserved communities

June 7, 2017

The history of solar cooking as we know it reaches deep into the 1950s, but solar ovens remain a...

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Rob Goodier

Promising Prototypes to Watch in 2017

January 19, 2017

Prototypes are pushing the field of global development technology forward as they evolve in workshops, universities, laboratories and even...

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Jackie Halliday

Scaling Social Businesses at the Base of the Pyramid – 25 Years of Lessons Learned

September 13, 2016

  Identifying and understanding the challenges of scaling up social businesses is key for technology-for-development entrepreneurs. At every stage,...

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Jackie Halliday

Using the Lean Business Model for Social Innovation

June 27, 2016

  Start-ups can be described as a temporary organization designed to search for a repeatable and scalable business model....

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Rob Goodier

Impact matters: Five questions with Kevin Starr

January 11, 2016

Dr. Kevin Starr and the US-based Mulago Foundation say they are obsessed with impact. The foundation has a portfolio...

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Rob Goodier

Survey: Social enterprise investment is up but challenges abound

May 31, 2015

Profit-earning social enterprise may be trending among social investors, but it has an unusual set of challenges that don’t...

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Mike Mader

Building a Successful Start-up for Global Development

December 15, 2013

About this webinar: In sub-Saharan Africa alone, over 200 million children live in areas where delivery of printed books...

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Mike Mader

Careers in International Development

May 1, 2013

About this Webinar: One Acre Fund, a rapidly expanding social enterprise, currently provides 137,000 farmers in Kenya, Rwanda, and...

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Mike Mader

Strengthening Humanitarian Ventures through Concurrent Research Initiatives

February 6, 2013

About this Webinar: As we design technologies, field-test and refine them, before ultimately commercializing them in developing communities, how...

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Mike Mader

Navigating cross-cultural differences on international development projects

April 25, 2012

About this Webinar: In the process of technology development, practitioners often prioritize outcomes and efficient problem solving. Developing solutions...

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