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Social Entrepreneurship

 

Innovative ideas for social entrepreneurs who tackle society’s problems

 
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Nonprofits

The Eight-Word Mission Statement

Don’t settle for more.

By Kevin Starr | 26 | Sep. 18, 2012
 
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Education

Business and Education: Powerful Social Innovation Partners

Fostering entrepreneurship education and social innovation skills in schools improves youth employment prospects.

By Caroline Jenner | 2 | Aug. 27, 2012
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

The Responsible Entrepreneur

Four archetypes of entrepreneurship and how they contribute to a better world.

By Carol Sanford | 1 | Aug. 24, 2012
 
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Education

India Needs More Teachers, Better Teachers

If teachers aren’t focused on guiding students to learn and gain knowledge, the fight against educational inequity won’t progress.

By Devanik Saha | 4 | Aug. 14, 2012
 
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Technology & Design

Impact: The Lovechild of Innovation and Collaboration

The power of bringing people together—reflections on TechSoup Global Summit one year later.

By Daniel Ben-Horin | 14 | Jul. 18, 2012
 
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Impact Investing

Letter from London

A report on social innovation from England’s capital.

By Charmian Love | 4 | Jul. 10, 2012
 
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Technology & Design

Gaming with a Purpose

Serious games tap into the same culture of online friendship from social networking to fuel peer involvement and encourage collaboration around real-world challenges.

By William Brindley | Jul. 9, 2012
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Same Goals, Lost Synergies

We must blend the knowledge base and research techniques of social psychology with the enthusiasm and business expertise of social innovators.

By Neil Reeder | Jul. 6, 2012
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Changing the Social Sector’s Policy Pitch

The social sector has utterly failed to create a compelling pitch to the political sector about what we do.

By Rich Tafel | 12 | Jun. 27, 2012
 
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Education

Entrepreneurial Synthesis in Higher Education

How can global communication help students understand the world better and grow as innovators?

By Stefano Guidotti | Jun. 22, 2012