The ACE Venture Fund case is a 501 (c) 3 social venture fund that will invest in projects to help the poor around the world. The donors of the fund, 15 Boston-based high-tech entrepreneurs, interested in securing social entrepreneurs who had innovative and unique approaches to solving social problems. The case provides opportunities for students to: understand, are aligned as a coherent strategy for a venture to maximize the social value, explore the range of approaches available … Read more »

The ACE Venture Fund case is a 501 (c) 3 social venture fund that will invest in projects to help the poor around the world. The donors of the fund, 15 Boston-based high-tech entrepreneurs, interested in securing social entrepreneurs who had innovative and unique approaches to solving social problems. The case provides opportunities for students: to understand how a coherent strategy for a venture to maximize the social value are aligned; explore the range of approaches available to the social impact of investments in the non-profit sector as well as in Corporate Social Rate responsibility, appreciate the importance of the definition of metrics, especially in the area of ​​social value, since there are no standardized definitions for even the metrics commonly used to understand the needs of data with different approaches and understand the impact of the data requirements of different approaches that. on the selection of projects for funding
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Suneel C. Udpa
Source: North American Case Research Association (NACRA)
14 pages.
Publication Date: Jul 15, 2010. Prod #: NA0001-PDF-ENG
Ace Social Venture Fund: Estimate Social Value Creation HBR case solution