Collaborative Action

By David Forrest | making change

The Four Books Every Social Entrepreneur Should Read

I live and work a stone’s throw from Harvard University’s campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. As the leaves begin to turn, 150,000 students descend upon Cambridge, Boston, and the surrounding towns to attend one of the more than 50 colleges in the metropolitan area. A big chunk of those students …

Social Entrepreneurship

Cities as a commons: Sharing vision, resources and power

<i>by Alex Gillis</i><p>Uber, Airbnb and other sharing enterprises allow people to buy rides, rent homes and hire people for everyday chores, but are those …

18 Social Innovation and Social Impact Conferences You Can Attend Each Year

We are excited to put together this list of Social Impact Conferences for all the social do gooders around the world. If we missed an event, please …

Considering Community: What’s a social-impact network?

<i>Social in silico includes a series of occasional posts focused on community management tips and related information. I’m tagging these Considering</i> …

New Impact Investing Marketplace Links Social Enterprises And Investors

Impact investors often complain they can’t find enough viable social enterprises to invest in. And entrepreneurs bemoan a lack of available funding.<p>Now a recently introduced online impact investing marketplace hopes to address that problem. Called ImpactUs, the Washington, D.C.-based platform aims …

Impact Investing

Can The Good Capital Project Boost Collaboration Among Impact Investing Silos?

There are a great many groups trying to boost the impact investing world, from those creating standard ways to measure social outcomes to venture capital firms. But while the ecosystem certainly is growing, as is the amount of money available, the sector is still largely a patchwork quilt of …

Impact Investing