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Rooted in WHY (Power of Purpose pt. 2)

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In my conversations over the years, social entrepreneurs, organizational leaders and some self-employed service providers (advisors and consultants) have shared with me – sworn to absolute secrecy – that they are secretly thinking about what’s next for them. I often get the sense that social entrepreneurs in particular feel guilty about wanting to experience new […]

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Evgeni Kouris

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“In a Mittelstand enterprise Up to two natural persons or their family members (directly or indirectly) hold at least 50% of the company shares and These natural persons also belong to the management of the enterprise. According to the definition of the Institut für Mittelstandsforschung (IfM) Bonn, the terms Mittelstand, family enterprise and owner-managed enterprise […]

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Mara Zepeda

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Mara Zepeda is co-founder and CEO of Switchboard, a system design and technology firm serving institutions in transition, including higher education, media, capital markets, and civic engagement. We serve these partners through both our service design consultancy, fellowship, and curriculum as well as our award-winning software platform. We draw on principles of participatory, human-centered service […]

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logbook April 2020

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I have relished seeing how Social Venturers around the world have sprung into action to support entrepreneurs in their communities! Tip of the heat to everyone who instead of being stifled by fear and uncertainty (me right here!) jumped in with both feet to help purpose-driven founders navigate these rough times. I am SO excited […]

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Lilli Ebner-Stoll

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Lilli strives to make a dent in the crisis of chronic malnutrition by building sustainable and scaleable social organizations and leveraging cross-sectoral partnerships.She is the founder of Listo Maní+, a social enterprise that transforms scientific solutions against malnutrition, like fortified peanut pastes, into popular products that are highly accessible and affordable to all families in […]

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Yuliya Tarasava

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Yuliya Tarasava is the COO and Co-founder of CNote, an impact investment platform delivering competitive returns by investing in women, minorities and low-income communities across America. As an experienced financial professional with expertise in risk management and product development, Yuliya focuses on leveraging financial tools to increase economic opportunity for everyone. Previously, Yuliya led the […]

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