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Joy Pahl, St. Norbert College Benjamin Huegel, St. Norbert College Jamie O’Brien, St. Norbert College
January 8, 2020
In January 2009, Ed Huegel, owner of InsulTec, a small foam insulation installation company in Alta Vista, Iowa, needed to make a decision. Ed had owned InsulTec for nine years. During that time he had successfully grown the business, and had...
Katherine Korman Frey
August 1, 2019
The Connie Tang & Princess House case touches on topics of crisis management, community, the direct selling business model, the Hispanic market, leadership, childhood and adult influences and mentors, competing priorities (aka work-life balance...
March 12, 2019
Two homeschooled Florida teenagers meet in a homeschool group arranged by their moms, start community college at 14 years of age and discover a shared passion for social entrepreneurship. The result of that passion was the global jewelry and...
Kelley, C., Lee, S., Shields, V., O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)
January 22, 2018
Theranos became one of the most exciting start-ups in Silicon Valley when it introduced a simplified blood testing method that had the potential to help countless people. However, a 2015 Wall Street Journal article changed everything. Suddenly,...
Lawrence Beyer, Jessica Johnson, Elizabeth H. Jones
January 1, 2017
Leslie Arbury, a young graduate student and lover of clothes and shopping, was intrigued by the idea of opening her own boutique. She also noticed growing societal trends of shopping on consignment and of using personal shoppers. She felt that...
Marina Onken, Danielle Campeau
May 1, 2016
Team SōPOD, a student-lead business startup, was required to follow Lean Startup Methodologies and utilize the Business Model Canvas to validate their business idea. With little support on campus for their entrepreneurial activities, this team was...
Alva Wright Butcher, Paula A. Wilson
May 1, 2014
This descriptive case was designed for use in an undergraduate course in social entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, or business ethics. It summarizes the founding of Theo Chocolate, the first organic, Fair Trade certified, bean-to-bar...