Social Enterprise

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The Engagement Gap

The Engagement Gap

The Engagement Gap: Mobile Solutions for Funding Social Enterprises By Kate Reid Social enterprises and organizations with a social mission have tended to be underserved from a software and technology…
Lean Data in Action

Lean Data in Action

Lean Data in Action: A Case Study By Kate Reid In my last blog I discussed how Lean Experimentation Methodology could be applied to impact measurement to help social enterprises…
The Lean Data Approach: Measuring Impact

The Lean Data Approach: Measuring Impact

By Kate Reid We’ve discussed Lean Experimentation Methodology in previous blogs, both as an intro to the methodology and to introduce it as the strategy that The Inspiring Enterprise employs…
Blurring Boundaries: The Fourth Sector

Blurring Boundaries: The Fourth Sector

Social Impact Bonds (explored in my last post) are a type of impact investing that counts on untraditional public-private partnerships to create funding for social change. This type of impact…
Why Kevin O’Leary from Shark Tank is Wrong

Why Kevin O’Leary from Shark Tank is Wrong

Kevin O’Leary, a Boston investor and star on ABC’s “Shark Tank” said of social enterprises, “It’s a wonderful notion that a business can solve everybody’s problems all the time, but…