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Entries Tagged as 'social enterprise'

The Adventure Project Spring Gala!

May 21st, 2012 · No Comments · socent

Tweet Looking for something fun to do tonight while supporting a great cause? Come join me at The Adventure Project’s Spring Gala tonight at the penthouse of the Ganseevort Park Hotel! Tickets are available here. TAP is a non-profit focused on increasing “investments in positive social enterprises around the world,” so if you’re reading this [...]

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Eyeglasses for the Poor

March 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment · socent

Tweet VisionSpring, a social enterprise that has been featured on SocentVC previously, just announced a new $250,000 fundraising campaign called “$4 Eyeglasses for the Poor,” with a specific focus on expanding VisionSpring’s outreach to areas of high need in India. What kind of impact can you expect to see from this work? Founder Jordan Kassalow [...]

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The Value of the VC Model for Social Enterprises

March 29th, 2010 · 5 Comments · VC, socent

Tweet This past weekend was the second installment of the StartingBloc Institute for Social Innovation (held at NYU again), and it has been a great experience once again, especially as it relates to the refining of some of my previous thoughts regarding “social venture capital” and what value-add it has to the existing world of [...]

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