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Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend a discussion with three founders of social enterprises: Michael Brown of City Year, Abby Falik of
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Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition
Are you interested in social entrepreneurship and initiatives focused on plastic pollution? YEPP invites you on a series of webinars on with high-profile speakers from around Europe, where you learn and get inspired by entrepreneurs, experts, activist and artists telling
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How social entrepreneurship might very well save Lebanon
The garbage crisis, the water crisis, the energy crisis What if all these problems hid formidable economic opportunities? This is how "social entrepreneurs"
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One Young World: Facebook Social Entrepreneurship Award 2018 2019!
Deadline: 21 November 2018 One Young World is seeking applications for its Facebook Social Entrepreneurship Award 2018 - 2019. Facebook is the worlds largest social network and connects over 2 billion people monthly. As part of its mission to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together, it connects people on the platform with over 70 million businesses. Facebook not only helps businesses get discovered and find customers, but also helps people develop meaningful connections to products and causes. To better support cause-driven businesses, Facebook has partnered with One Young World for the second year
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Rethinking social entrepreneurship
Watch Rethinking social entrepreneurship Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca
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Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
Basically, social entrepreneurship involves pioneering innovations that benefit humanity while making the world a better place. The ecosys...
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New Social Entrepreneurship Programs (Quick Reads)
Catch up with PrepAdviser's latest quick read to learn about the new social entrepreneurship programs business schools are offering.
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Photos Social Entrepreneurship Festival 2018
A selection of photos of the Social Entrepreneurship Festival 2018 at Utrecht University.
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What Exactly Is Social Entrepreneurship?
Were talking about success and social value. Today many people lump this in a special category: social entrepreneurship. Were not sure exactly what that is, so were interested in learning more. As it turns out, so were two Tuck class of 2013 students, Christopher Halstedt and Brad Callow. This past [...]
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Ministries of Social Entrepreneurship
How social entrepreneurship is funding the work of grassroots urban ministers.
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Why to Consider Social Entrepreneurship
Sometimes corporate jobs just arent the right fit for all of us. Although it might feel as though corporate jobs are the only ones that are available, thankfully there are other options within the entrepreneurial
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Social Entrepreneurship: What It Is and Why Everyone's Talking About it
A simple explanation of today's hottest business venture -- social entrepreneurship -- and tips to get started on your own.
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Identifying social entrepreneurship competencies of managers in social entrepreneurship organizations in healthcare sector
In spite of paying much attention to social entrepreneurship in academia, such is not the case in social entrepreneurship organizations. Although to fulfill economic and social missions, managers are required to possess economic and social competencies, only few studies investigated this important subject. The present study aims to identify the social entrepreneurship competencies of managers in social entrepreneurship organizations in the field of healthcare. Purposive sampling was used in the population of managers of social entrepreneurship organizations in the field of treatment and prevention of specific diseases (such as cancer, MS, thalassemia, etc.) and also social entrepreneurship organizations in the field of treatment and empowerment of the disabled. Eight managers in this field were interviewed and data was analyzed by open and axial coding using ATLAS.ti software. In total, 42 competencies have been identified in 10 categories and 5 main dimensions including communication
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Are you interested in getting know more about social entrepreneurship experience in Silicon Valley?
Social Business Youth Center(SBYC) aims to promote and educate social entrepreneurship among young people and provide necessary tools for launching ...
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Sixth International Workshop: Entrepreneurship, Culture, Finance and Economic Development
Social entrepreneurship has emerged as a global phenomenon and although there is a growing body of academic articles there remain some major challenges. For the continued development of the academic field, the debate and exchange of knowledge is crucial.The Sixth International Workshop Entrepren
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The Ghana Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
Years ago, Ghana stands out as an African leader in economic, democratic, and social welfare terms. From free-and-fair elections to a fast-growing economy, G...
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How to Nail Your Social Media Takeover
Influencer marketing is a major buzzword in todays marketing world. This is when brands work with an individual (or group) that has influence in their industry. And studies have shown that consumers trust, and more likely to purchase, from someone whose opinions they value, like an influencer. A social media takeover is a branch of influencer marketing where an influencer uses your brands social media to speak directly to your audience, increasing your exposure and giving your brand a new spin and voice. Many major brands use social media takeovers to connect with their target market in a more natural
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Dell Gines; Rural Entrepreneurship Development Strategies for African American Urban Areas : ThyBlackMan
(ThyBlackMan.com) African American business ownership is the fundamental way to create economic, political, and social power and authority in our
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Rejuvenation Through Entrepreneurship
Dr Bilal Ahmad Dar There is a growing interest in the role that entrepreneurship can play as a catalyst to achieve economic and social development objectives, including growth, innovation, employme
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University of Rochester Calendar
At the University of Rochester, we focus on a broad definition of entrepreneurship: the generation and transformation of ideas into enterprises that create valueand that value can be economic or social. More than a discrete set of business skills or practices, entrepreneurship is a calling that can be pursued in many realms of experience and achievement. A core value of American culture, entrepreneurship uniquely combines the visionary and the pragmatic. It requires both individual initiative and knowledge and, through awareness of markets, attention to the needs of others. Entrepreneurship is a way of thinking, an approach to problems, an attribute of mind, and even a trait of character. It is a science and an art; entrepreneurship is a primary way in which a free society grows and improves not only its economy, but its cultural and social life as well.The Center for Entrepreneurship was launched by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation grant awarded to the University in 2003. It was
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Women entrepreneurship in Bangladesh face less social barriers now: BIDS
Social barriers and a lack of access to finance, the two big obstacles for women to become entrepreneurs, have eased somewhat in the last 8-9 years, a recent study found. Social norms and attitude towards women becoming entrepreneurs have improved between 2009 and 2017.
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Senegal: Jokkolabs organizes the 4th edition of Global Entrepreneurship Week in France
Press Release - Paris, November 6th 2018 - Jokkolabs, the social innovation hubs network, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) to be its representative in France and to organize the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) France, which will take place from November 12th to 18th, 2018.
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Panel discusses women in entrepreneurship
The Collab, a local nonprofit seeking to help young businesses overcome the early barriers in starting a business, hosted a panel on the importance of women in entrepreneurship at the New Haven Free and Public Library on Tuesday night. The three panelists were drawn from different business and social leaders, and the event drew a []
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Social Entrepreneurship Festival 2018: het verslag
Het Social Entrepreneurship Festival 2018 koppelde nieuwe manieren van economisch denken aan innovatieve bedrijfsmodellen en sociale en milieudoelen.
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Attempt to draw upon business techniques to find solutions to social problems

Social entrepreneurship

Social entrepreneurship is the use of start-up companies and other entrepreneurs to develop, fund and implement solutions to social, cultural, or environmental issues. This concept may be applied to a variety of organizations with different sizes, aims, and beliefs. For-profit entrepreneurs typically measure performance using business metrics like profit, revenues and increases in stock prices, but social entrepreneurs are either non-profits or blend for-profit goals with generating a positive "return to society" and therefore must use different metrics. Social entrepreneurship typically attempts to further broad social, cultural, and environmental goals often associated with the voluntary sector in areas such as poverty alleviation, health care and community development. At times, profit-making social enterprises may be established to support the social or cultural goals of the organization but not as an end in itself. For example, an organization that aims to provide housing and employment to the homeless may operate a restaurant, both to raise money and to provide employment for the homeless. In the 2010s, social entrepreneurship is facilitated by the use of the Internet, particularly social networking and social media websites. These websites enable social entrepreneurs to reach a large number of people who are not geographically close yet who share the same goals and encourage them to collaborate online, learn about the issues, disseminate information about the group's events and activities, and raise funds through crowdfunding.

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