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Social Entrepreneurship

 

Innovative ideas for social entrepreneurs who tackle society’s problems

 

Social Entrepreneurship

A Guide to Scaling Social Innovation

A new guide offers a framework for credible, realistic policy action that governments can take to turn social entrepreneurship into a major force for innovation.

By Hilde Schwab | Apr. 24, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

So We’ve Scaled Up, Now What?

Conclusions from the BRAC’s Frugal Innovation Forum.

By Asif Saleh & Maria A. May | Apr. 11, 2013
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Early-Stage Enterprises Need More Than Money

Non-financial resources are essential to preparing early-stage enterprises for investment.

By Perzen Patel | 1 | Apr. 5, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Early Risks, Big Returns

Reconsidering what’s “investable” in impact investing.

By Paul Breloff | Mar. 27, 2013
 
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Nonprofits

Lessons of an SSIR Blogger

A look back at government regulation, philanthropy, “social blank” movements, and third sector grit.

By John Brothers | Mar. 8, 2013
 
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Measuring Social Impact

Mind the Gap

Stronger ties between academic evaluators and social innovators would hugely benefit both sides.

By Neil Reeder | 1 | Feb. 25, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

The Truth About Disruptive Development

The West shouldn’t create solutions to problems we don’t understand using fashionable mobile technologies.

By Ken Banks | 20 | Jan. 16, 2013
 
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Measuring Social Impact

What’s My Money Doing Today?

Social economy enterprises must think like mutual funds.

By David Batstone | Dec. 21, 2012
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Premature Incorporation

Don’t let it happen to you.

By Kevin Starr | 22 | Dec. 11, 2012
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Beyond the Entrepreneur

Social entrepreneurship has become a movement that affects us all.

By Ruth A. Shapiro | Dec. 4, 2012