Lean Data is an approach to impact measurement developed by Acumen. This guide is a set of tips for collecting customer/beneficiary data to build more impactful businesses and endeavors.
A report quantifying social enterprise ecosystems in the U.S.. This is a national study among almost 400 social entrepreneurs who helped the S&R Foundation identify four pillars of successful ecosystems. Find out which ecosystem is right for you, and which pillars are most important for your venture.
A searchable, expert-reviewed database of more than 150 approaches and helps gauge impact. Find the right tools to assess the impact you’re having, measure the effectiveness of your programs and strategies, and connect with peers and evaluation experts to learn what works.
Open-source database platform featuring white papers, presentation, case studies, webinars, demos, articles, conferences, events, forums,
List of resources in the Bay Area for prototyping. Compiled and hosted by UC Berkeley Institute of Design.
E4C is a hybrid organization with three integrated arms: An online academy, innovation lab, and a media platform. E4C’s mission is to improve the lives of underserved communities by better preparing the global development workforce, optimizing the solutions development cycle, and ensuring public health and safety.
One-stop portal for the startup community in Hong Kong, listing the latest startup events and various resources including government incentive and incubation schemes, accelerators, angels and VCs. Also offers several competitions, venture forums, festivals, showcases, and summits. The StartmeupHK Venture Forum is the highlight of the week-long Festival where startups and key participants from the four industry verticals as well as international speakers will gather under one roof and share new ideas.
Network of tech innovation hubs in Africa, spanning a network of 40 technology innovation hubs in 20 African countries. Each hub serves as a physical convening space for entrepreneurs, technologists, developers, designers, and investors in each tech community.
“A semi-complete list of startup accelerator programs” – Robert Shedd’s Blog
A list of global seed-stage startup accelerators, university-affiliated startup accelerator programs, and social entrepreneurship organizations, as well as a map of seed accelerator programs around the world and application deadlines.
Incubator database listing edtech entrepreneurs and educators, providing information on trends, available jobs, opportunities, and events, as well as series of conferences for educators and entrepreneurs looking to improved educational outcomes.
Design, innovation, culture and technology news blog at UC Berkeley featuring various campus organizations, student projects and startups, thought-provoking and interesting news articles, events, and ideas. Emphasis on building connectionis, cross-disciplinary collaboration on campus, and exposure to fresh ideas.
A large list of seed-stage accelerators, companies, and investors around the world, showing up-to-date program metrics (e.g. location, deadlines, share of equity), as well as past past performance outcomes (companies started, revenues, exits).