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Knowledge Fix 20th March

What you need to know this week. Brought to you by The Venture and Fast Company.

The Article: Warby Parker Co-Founder On the Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurship
The Publisher: Entrepreneur
The Scoop: Why Neil Blumenthal of Warby Parker wants to see social entrepreneurs take on—and fix—the public sector.

The Article: Common Characteristics of Social Entrepreneurs
The Publisher: Nerd Wallet
The Scoop: Focusing on social values, partnering with local communities and keeping an eye on the long-term are all traits of an effective social entrepreneur.

The Article: 6 Questions to Ask Before You Start a Social Enterprise
The Publisher: Fast Company/Co.Exist
The Scoop: From how you will plan your business model to how your story will be told, here are six questions to answer before starting a new social venture.

The Article: Once Homeless, Mid-Life Social Entrepreneur Works to Ease Pain Of Living On The Street
The Publisher: Forbes
The Scoop: Personal experiences—even the painful ones—can help fuel big movements of social enterprise. Mary Murray turned one such experience into her motivation to become a social entrepreneur.

The Article: How Social Enterprises Can Protect Mission and Deliver Profit
The Publisher: Triple Pundit
The Scoop: Mission drift—the failure to realize social and environmental benefit goals—is a real threat to social entrepreneurs. Learning to monitor data could be the fix.

THE CHIVAS VENTURE IMPACT: OUR ALUMNI’S SUCCESS
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THE CHIVAS VENTURE IMPACT: OUR ALUMNI’S SUCCESS

Over the years, we’ve helped social entrepreneurs from across the world make a difference through our annual competition.

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Xilinat crowned the winner of the 2019 Chivas Venture!
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Xilinat crowned the winner of the 2019 Chivas Venture!

The social enterprise from Mexico, receives $310K in no strings attached funding to help scale and go global.

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