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Making big bets for social change

By William Foster, Gail Perreault, Alison Powell and Chris Addy, Bridgespan, for SSIR | When Don Fisher stepped down as chief executive of the Gap in the late 1990s, he and his wife, Doris, decided that they wanted to tackle one of the most difficult social challenges in the United States: improving public education. Through […]

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Incubators: transformational vehicle in the education sector

By Yiming Ma, PALF associate for Stanford Social Innovation Review | Committing to a relationship is hard. In venture capital, the first investment is the business equivalent of starting a serious relationship. Prior to investment, funds and start-ups will scrutinize each other through the due diligence process — recognizing that if due diligence is successful, […]

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