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A research and education center based at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) promotes the entrepreneurial pursuit of social impact through the thoughtful adaptation of business expertise.


In Memory of Greg Dees

Greg Dees, co-founder of CASE, died on December 20, 2013 at the age of 63.  We will miss Greg deeply and, in his honor, will continue to make social entrepreneurship at Duke worthy of his legacy. 

Learn more about Greg and his impact at


CASE celebrates
10 Years of Impact!

View our video celebrating 10 amazing years and looking forward to many more...



Want to learn more about Impact Investing? 
Check out our new CASE i3 website,!


Take an inside look at CASE on our blog, CASE Notes!

CASE staff and faculty will be highlighting our programs and initiatives as well as articles, research and new insights on social entrepreneurship. Whether you are a student studying social entrepreneurship, a faculty member, practitioner, investor, or alum, we hope to have news for you!


Get in the loop:

Download “The Meaning of Social Entrepreneurship” by CASE Founder, Greg Dees

Connect with CASE News, Knowledge, and Event updates by joining our email list.

Follow global social entrepreneurship news through CASE’s Twitter feed.

Become a fan of CASE on Facebook.

CASE Professor Cathy Clark filters the huge amount of daily tweets from around the globe on social entrepreneurship, impact investing and related topics. You can follow these issues through hashtags #socent and #impactinvesting, or get her feed in real time, right here.

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