Articles by Andrew Youn
Dump the ‘Stupid’ Prizes – and Increase the Rest: Why we need more social enterprise competitions.
Recently, my friend and long-time mentor Kevin Starr wrote an article entitled “Dump the Prizes,” published in Stanford Social Innovation Review. I was initially concerned, because in addition to my day job at the nonprofit One Acre Fund, I am on the board of D-Prize. However, after considering his arguments, I came to the opposite conclusion: We need more prize competitions.