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Four Social-Change Results That Innovation Labs Deliver

Four Social-Change Results That Innovation Labs Deliver | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
By Amira Bliss & Nidhi Sahni
The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa and its speedy path to infections in Texas demonstrates how quickly local problems become global ones and how complicated addressing them can be.
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Building Our Collaborative Muscles

Building Our Collaborative Muscles | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
By Rick Reed, Ruth Rominger, Jennifer Berman, & Kate Wing
We’re in a new age of collaboration, where foundations and organizations are joining together to design and effect strategies for social change.
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Tweet from @escalerafund

Tweet from @escalerafund | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
@HugoRodriguezN is about to speak about social impact bonds at #ForoMic2014 @InstiglioInc pic.twitter.com/njm4LuEg0C
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A Smart Product of Social Innovation: SmartLife

A Smart Product of Social Innovation: SmartLife | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
A Smart Product of Social Innovation: SmartLife - The Huffington Post
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Social innovation labs: Top tips and common pitfalls - MaRS

Social innovation labs: Top tips and common pitfalls - MaRS | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
Social innovation labs (also called design labs and change labs) are an approach to tackling complex societal challenges that require systems change. This
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Mapping the Crowdinvesting Ecosystem

Mapping the Crowdinvesting Ecosystem | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
The investment crowdinvesting ecosystem is evolving quickly. Here's a breakdown of today's participants, as well as a look at what may come next.
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Tired of paying too much for tech? Try a $38 tablet computer

Tired of paying too much for tech? Try a $38 tablet computer | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
The UbiSlate has done well in the low cost India market. Can it outsell the pricey brands in the West? PS: It costs less in the U.S. than in Europe.
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Measure Your Portfolio's Performance

Measure Your Portfolio's Performance | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
Learn three ratios that will help you evaluate your investment returns.
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Fostering For-Profit Civic Innovation (SSIR)

Fostering For-Profit Civic Innovation (SSIR) | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
City, state, and federal government agencies in the United States could benefit from the creative energy of new companies dedicated to the unique challenges of the public sector.
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Top 50 impact investment funds: trend in microfinance investing - microDINERO.

Top 50 impact investment funds: trend in microfinance investing - microDINERO. | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
Nearly one-third of the 50 impact investment fund managers selected for the annual publication choose to invest in microfinance worldwide.
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Non-profit seeks to bring social impact bonds here | Rochester Business Journal New York business news and information

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Haiti earmarks 10,000 hectares for reforestation

Haiti government has recently agreed to allocate 10,000 hectares of land to Yunus Social Business (YSB) for using it in reforestation of the Caribbean country.
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What Nonprofits Need to Know About Charity Navigator 3.0's New Rating System

Learn about the updates to Charity Navigator and how your nonprofit can stay current.
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Social Impact Investing: The Next Big Thing - Forbes

Social Impact Investing: The Next Big Thing - Forbes | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
This article is by Alan Patricof, founder of Apax Partners and cofounder of Greycroft Partners.
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Can Impact Investing Help Save the Planet?

Can Impact Investing Help Save the Planet? | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
By Dan Winterson, Eric Hallstein, & Camilla Seth
The answer to whether impact investing can help save the planet matters.
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Social Impact Bonds to Expand Pre-K - Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Social Impact Bonds to Expand Pre-K - Chicago Tonight | WTTW | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
The Chicago City Council approves a measure that would fund an early childhood education program using private investment funds.
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Creating a Future Impact Investing Strategy (SSIR)

Creating a Future Impact Investing Strategy (SSIR) | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
From 2008-2012 the US government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) supported $2.4 billion in impact investments.
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The Startup Institute Wants To Train You To Work, Thrive At A Startup

The Startup Institute Wants To Train You To Work, Thrive At A Startup | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
In eight weeks and for a little over $5000 students are given the cultural skills needed to work at a startup. Today the Institute goes international...
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NYC Conference Aims To Unite Disparate Social Entrepreneurs

NYC Conference Aims To Unite Disparate Social Entrepreneurs | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
Make Impact NYC, the first-ever social entrepreneurship conference aiming to bring together enterprises in all the five boroughs, will be held Jan. 16.
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Sales of startup's Halo pocket charger soar to $90M in 3 years

Sales of startup's Halo pocket charger soar to $90M in 3 years | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
Halo2Cloud scored a home run with its first product -- a powerful backup pocket charger for mobile devices that also doubles as a fashion accessory.
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Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Bridgespan Group Collaborate to Launch ‘Giving That Gets Results’ Series

Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 The Bridgespan Group and Stanford Social Innovation Review today announced the launch of their joint Giving that Gets Results series, an 8-week online offering of blogs, Q&A’s, webinars and videos published on...
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Tories launch ‘social financing’ programs to boost literacy and job skills

Tories launch ‘social financing’ programs to boost literacy and job skills | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
Federal funding in literacy, skills training initiatives tied to test scores and ability to attract outside investors
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First meeting for Social Impact Investment Taskforce | Invest in UK

Guide for Investment in UK, Foreign Investment, UK Business Directory and a netwoking for UK businesses looking for investments or expansion overseas.
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SunFunder uses crowdsourcing to finance solar projects in Africa, India

SunFunder uses crowdsourcing to finance solar projects in Africa, India | Social Impact Investments | Scoop.it
More than a billion people lack access to electricity. Solar power could be a big part of the answer, says SunFunder founder Ryan Levinson.
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