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The Article: What Gates Foundation's $52M Investment Says About Social EnterpriseFunding
The Publisher: Forbes
The Scoop:Securing funding is never easy, but social enterprises have the upper hand when it comes to obtaining certain types of financing
The Article: JPMorgan Chase and Omidyar Back New Impact Fund Aimed at Brazil’s Emerging Middle Class
The Publisher: Impact Alpha
The Scoop: Looking to meet the demands of an emerging middle class, impact investors are on the rise in Brazil—and multinational companies are investing huge amounts into these funds.
The Article: 5 Trends Defining Social Innovation in 2015
The Publisher: Huffington Post
The Scoop:Data intelligence, mobile solutions and increased capital are a few reasons why 2015 will be a year of unprecedented social innovation.
The Article: I Don’t Have a Job. I Have a Higher Calling.
The Publisher: Washington Post
The Scoop: Employers are recognizing that people who connect their work to a higher purpose tend to be more satisfied with their jobs, put in longer hours and rack up fewer absences.
The Article: Korean Social Enterprises Go Global
The Publisher: Devex
The Scoop: Building on a legacy of a successful public-private partnership, Korea has experienced remarkable growth of social ventures over the last five years.