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Fighting Fire with Fire: Business Solutions to Forest Fires in Colorado

6/20/13 – Stories From the Field: This guest post is written by Katie Haynes, a student in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program.  Katie is co-founder of Phoenix Forest Solutions, working in partnership with local mountain communities on forest … Continue reading

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Keeping It Simple: Building the Wild Gym Company

5/30/13 – Stories From the Field: This guest post is written by David Hunt, a student in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program at Colorado State University, and co-founder of the Wild Gym Company™, which has “created an … Continue reading

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Social Enterprise Stories From the Field 2013

It’s that time of the year again, when our offices on Colorado State University’s campus clear out, but the real work begins in the field.  Students in our Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program spend six to ten weeks … Continue reading

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Building Momentum – How YOU Can Help MamaCarts

5/1/13 – This is an excerpt from an entry originally posted on MamaCarts’ blog on April 30.  It is reposted here as a follow-up to an earlier post where we introduced our followers to this fabulous social enterprise.  MamaCart’s mission is to create food … Continue reading

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Seeing Is Believing: The Power of Social Enterprise via Photos

Thanks to our wonderful GSSE MBA alumni for providing these wonderful photos. Enjoy! -Kat

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Introducing MamaCarts: The Complete, Clean, and Delicious Way to Solve Urban Food Insecurity

4/2/2013 – This guest post is written by Rachael Miller, (GSSE MBA ’12 and RPCV Benin ’06-‘08), about her new endeavor to solve urban food insecurity. She and three classmates graduated last year, but continue to build profitable ventures that … Continue reading

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Wow Kenya: Harnessing the Creativity and Energy of Young Entrepreneurs

Wow!  Big things are happening in Kenya, and I’m not talking about the recent presidential election.  Yes, the world has breathed a collective sigh of relief that a highly contested election did not lead to a repeat of the violence … Continue reading

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Venture Profile: Akiba Cooking Solutions

2/26/2013 – Akiba Cooking Solutions is a start-up currently being developed at Colorado State University.  It is a joint effort between a team of MBA students in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise Program and engineers in the Advanced Cookstoves … Continue reading

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100 Alumni | 30 ventures | 20 countries – Lessons Learned Educating Entrepreneurs

As we recruit our 7th cohort of international entrepreneurs, I was reflecting on the changes, accomplishments, and challenges of our innovative MBA program at Colorado State University. And don’t worry – if you aren’t a prospective, current, or past student, … Continue reading

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Turning the Entrepreneurial Spark into Student Start-up Fireworks

10/15/12 – This guest post is written by Jessica Rawley, a research associate in the Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Enterprise at Colorado State University.  Jessica recently attended the National Business Incubators Association Training Workshop in Milwaukee to learn … Continue reading

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