New Schools Venture Fund in 2004: At a Crossroads

Source: 
Harvard Business School

Date

2007

Case Study Sector

Education
Management

Founded as one of the first venture philanthropy organizations in the United States in 1998, New Schools Venture Fund brought new investors and new ideas to public education reform. By 2004, the organization and its founder were reassessing their model and their role in creating social value. Explores the strategic options available to them as they move from start-up to sustainability.
Learning objective: To analyze and evaluate the process for creating impact over time through social entrepreneurship, particularly in the education sector.

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Keyword

  • Field Building
  • Evaluation
  • Strategy

Region

  • Northern America

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