Sketch: Hannah Lou, D-Rev If you are starting a for-profit social enterprise, you face a unique challenge: where will you find the seed capital willing to bear the risks inherent in new ventures – things such as product-market fit, executive leadership, sales channels, etc. Unlike conventional early-stage start-ups, social enterprises cannot leverage venture capitalists who [...]
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Thank you to Meg Wirth, founder of Maternova, for this entry.
Randomized control trials have long been considered the “gold standard” of medical research. RCTs are typically large-scale studies that randomly assign individuals to an intervention or control group in order to measure the positive or negative effects of the intervention.Their results are often regarded as irrefutable proof, for they compare how one group responds to a treatment against how an identical group fares without it.