RISE: Research Initiative on Social Entrepreneurship

Welcome to RISE:
The Research Initiative on Social Entrepreneurship

Launched in early 2002, The Research Initiative on Social Entrepreneurship (RISE) is a research project at Columbia Business School whose mission is to study and disseminate knowledge about the markets, metrics and management of for-profit and nonprofit social enterprise and social venturing.

RISE is jointly sponsored and supported within Columbia Business School by the Social Enterprise Program and the Eugene M. Lang Center for Social Entrepreneurship. In addition, RISE is supported by foundations, investment funds, and individual contributions.

***NEW SOCIAL INVESTOR DIRECTORY AVAILABLE***

The RISE Double Bottom Line Investor Directory is now online and available. Search for social venture funders in the US that make equity investments in social ventures in the US and abroad.…