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Mitchell Kapor Seeks to Meld Business, Social Good

Author: Garling, Caleb
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Publication Year: 2013

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Mitch Kapor believes in William Gibson's observation, that the future is here, it's just not evenly distributed. With his wife Freada Kapor Klein, Kapor aims to close that gap. Kapor focuses on building entrepreneurial skills for social impact and funding businesses aimed at empowering low-income and minority people.

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The Rise of the Naked Economy: How to Benefit from the Changing Workplace

Authors: Coonerty, Ryan; Neuner, Jeremy
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Year: 2013

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What happens when work is no longer a place but a state of mind: when the trappings that have defined the economy as we knew it are stripped away and we start from the bare essence of what it means to make a living?

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Five Hole for Food: Entrepreneurial Strategy

Authors: Mills, Adam J.; Kietzmann, Jan
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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The founder of a non-profit organization that ran a cross-country ball hockey tournament in support of Food Banks Canada had to discuss the future of the organization with his team as it headed into its third year of operations. Foremost in his mind were questions about whether to continue Five Hole for Food as it had run for the first two years — organized exclusively on social media, managed completely by volunteers and funded by sponsorship donations — or else restructure it as a more formal organization, either independently or under the corporate social responsibility umbrella of a large corporation...

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The Social Entrepreneur's Playbook

Authors: MacMillan, Ian C.; Thompson, James D.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Wharton Digital Press
Publication Year: 2013

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In The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook, MacMillan and Thompson provide a tough-love approach that guides aspiring social entrepreneurs to systematically decrease uncertainty and significantly increase the likelihood of a successful social enterprise launch. They offer critical frameworks and tools to help them take the next step when they are ready.

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Child in Need Institute: Non-Profit or Hybrid?

Authors: Ghosh, Anjan; Ray, Sougata; Biswas, Indranil
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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In February 2009, the additional director at the Child In Need Institute (CINI) received the most challenging assignment that CINI’s board of governors had ever given him — to prepare a comprehensive proposal recommending whether the organization should continue as a non-government organization (NGO) driven primarily by donations and grants, or should venture into social business...

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Marc Rich and Global Commodity Trading

Authors: Jones, Geoffrey G.; Storli, Espen
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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Examines the career of Marc Rich, the world's leading commodity trader before his criminal indictment in the United States in 1983...

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How Entrepreneurs Get Motivated

Author: Bruner, Mike
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The Beyster Institute
Publication Year: 2013

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In order to better understand what inspires employees in the workplace, three entrepreneurs share what motivates them to get in the office everyday and put in those long hours to turn their dreams into reality...

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The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands-On Living

Author: Tremayne, Wendy Jehanara
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Storey Publishing
Publication Year: 2013

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This is the inspirational story of how one couple ditched their careers and high-pressure life in New York City to move to rural New Mexico, where they made, built, invented, foraged, and grew all they needed to live self-sufficiently, discovering a new sense of value and abundance in the process.

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The Billionaire's Apprentice: The Rise of The Indian-American Elite and The Fall of The Galleon Hedge Fund

Author: Raghavan, Anita
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Business Plus
Publication Year: 2013

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The collapse of the Galleon Group--a hedge fund that managed more than $7 billion in assets--from criminal charges of insider trading was a sensational case that pitted prosecutor Preet Bharara, himself the son of Indian immigrants, against the best and brightest of the South Asian business community...

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SV2: Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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In 1998, Laura Arrillaga launched the Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (“SV2”) with two objectives: 1) providing Silicon Valley donors with philanthropic experience and education that would empower their personal giving; and 2) awarding local nonprofits with multi-year, capacity-building grants that would help them to strengthen their organizations and meet the higher level of accountability associated with contemporary philanthropic investments. By 2005, Arrillaga and CFSV had built a volunteer-driven organization composed of 160 partners...

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