This Week in Social Enterprise Jobs – Volume 3

About six months ago, I wrote Social Enterprise Jobs in India – Who’s Hiring – a  first look at the social enterprise job landscape in India. I wrote a follow-up post in May (SocEnt jobs – Volume 2) which suggested that I’d make it a weekly affair. Clearly the weekly implication has not played out 🙂 I now …

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Ankur Capital: newest kid on the impact investor block

Guns (over at the Villgro incubabor for social entrepreneurs) alerted me to the newest kid on the impact investor block – Ankur Capital. Founded by Rema Subramanian and Ritu Verma, Ankur provides a unique combination of seed capital and hands-on management support. Via a PDF brief and an email discussion with Ritu, I learned that …

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Acara Summer Institute 2012 – Nine Impressive Teams (Part 2)

[Editor’s Note: In late Jun 2012, I attended the final presentations of nine teams that made it to Acara Summer Institute 2012. Each team had 7 minutes of presentation followed by 7 minutes of questions/feedback from 10-odd reviewers (including me). This is Part 2 of a two-part series (covering teams 5 through 9). Part 1 …

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Reason #999: Why you should care about Social Enterprises

If you want to understand which brand “owns” a concept/term, all you need to do is type the query into your favorite search engine. Type “social enterprise” and you’ll see a results page similar to the image below. Why “similar” and not “identical”? Well, the sponsored search listings might vary slightly based on your location …

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