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Models of Social Entrepreneurship (Yes, They Exist)

Models of Social Entrepreneurship (Yes, They Exist) | Social Entrepreneurship Now | Scoop.it
In many ways, it’s much easier to start a business that only needs to focus on the bottom line, so why create a venture that requires not only this but much more? Because for many, the challenge posed by social business is much more rewarding.
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How-To Figure Out Your Social Entrepreneurship

How-To Figure Out Your Social Entrepreneurship | Social Entrepreneurship Now | Scoop.it
How-To Figure Out Your Social Entrepreneurship - The Huffington Post (We gain something profound when we stand for our belief..
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As a researcher in social entrepreneurship I do found more relevant to focus on how something is experienced by those embedded in it than to find a "perfect" definition.

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Can co-ops compete ... in management? - The Guardian

Can co-ops compete ... in management? - The Guardian | Social Entrepreneurship Now | Scoop.it
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Can co-ops compete ... in management?
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Too many co-ops, she says, are led by conventionally trained MBA executives who run their businesses in exactly the same way as they would a non-co-operative enterprise.
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Shouldn't we being creating practices and structures that suit social businesses better? Simply adapting what is already there can be less efficient, if not dangerous.

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The Social [Enterprise] Standard

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The Social [Enterprise] Standard, by karishma kiri: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos. (The Social [Enterprise] Standard is out!
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Social Good, Inc. | TED Playlist

Social Good, Inc. | TED Playlist | Social Entrepreneurship Now | Scoop.it

"Businesses have the resources to make contributions to the collective good. Here, TED Talks on what can happen when corporations make saving the environment and helping people a priority, plus talks on how business principles might even be more effective for creating change than non-profit models."


Via Peter C. Newton-Evans
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8 talks to think about!

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Peter C. Newton-Evans's curator insight, January 20, 2014 6:49 PM

This series could very well be a key to designing the new economic models the world needs so urgently.

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Live Q&A: women and social enterprises

Live Q&A: women and social enterprises | Social Entrepreneurship Now | Scoop.it
Join us on Thursday 23 January at 12–1.30pm to discuss women and social enterprises (RT @ProfLindaScott: Live Q&A: women and social enterprises http://t.co/yVPaa4zbzT via @guardian)...
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10 Ideas Driving The Future Of Social Entrepreneurship

10 Ideas Driving The Future Of Social Entrepreneurship | Social Entrepreneurship Now | Scoop.it
shared from FastCoExist.comAt the 10th anniversary of the Skoll World Forum, looking at the way forward for changing the world.The 10th Annual Skoll World Forum, which brought together several hundred of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs to...
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Interesting perspective that puts Social Entrepreneurship in the center of a revolution. Just wondering how much of it is possible to the start-ups trying to survive the business logic out there...

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WE THINQ - 32 Inspiring Examples of Social Innovation

RT @ict4d: 32 Inspiring Examples and resources of Social Innovation http://t.co/kH3LQ0nQSJ
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Always interesting to see ideas for social impact.

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Social entrepreneurship: More complex than 'start a business, save the world'

Social entrepreneurship: More complex than 'start a business, save the world' | Social Entrepreneurship Now | Scoop.it
Leaders of social entrepreneurship incubators and businesses took a break from the Devex career fair in Nairobi to discuss the inherent challenges of social entrepreneurship initiatives in East Africa.
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The Emergence of Social Entrepreneurship

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Social entrepreneurship has given many b-school grads the skills they need to put thought into action: http://t.co/7dxFLDwYkq #socent #MBA
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Why Twitter is ideally suited for sustainability

Why Twitter is ideally suited for sustainability | Social Entrepreneurship Now | Scoop.it
Embracing Twitter can allow sustainability professionals to share information, engage with consumers and build networks in an open and transparent way, says Jim Witkin (Why Twitter is ideally suited for sustainability - (2012)
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Twitter is the new green!

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Social Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation: Not the Same Thing

Social Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation: Not the Same Thing | Social Entrepreneurship Now | Scoop.it
'Social Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation: Not the Same Thing' blog post by David Wilcox.
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It seems that these terms are contested both in practice and theory. 

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Social enterprise soapbox: your chance to speak to the sector - The Guardian

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Social enterprise soapbox: your chance to speak to the sector
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Hello and welcome to the launch of our social enterprise soapbox - a unique platform for professionals to discuss the latest news and challenges in the sector.
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Useful initiative from The Guardian

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