ENTREPRENEURS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP:
| Social Entrepreneurship |
The name “Social Entrepreneurship” is a term that is given to the entrepreneurs that are more purpose driven than profit driven. It can be a confusing term and used in many general circumstances. Here are a few websites that address the definition and the difference, as well as provide resources for social entrepreneurs:
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESOURCES
- What is Social Entrepreneurship
PBS Describes the emergence of “New Heros” who are “..driven to produce measurable impact by opening up new pathways for the marginalized and disadvantaged”
- The Rise of the Social Entrepreneur
David Bornstein describes the “new Enlightenment” in business and non-profits to tackle social problems in the NY Times article.
[Read more from David Bornstein: socialentrepreneurcorps.com]
- Ashoka- What is a Social Entrepreneur?
Ashoka describes social entrepreneurs as innovators of social change as entrepreneurs are innovators of industry.
- Lessons from a Failed Social Entrepreneur
Mike McGlade talks about his failed attempt to create Zoosa while in the Harvard Business School and gives some heart advice for other would be social entrepreneurs.
- Schwab Foundation – Definition of a Social Entrepreneur?
The Schwab Foundation encourages social entrepreneurs through awards and competitions that look at social change linked to economics
- The World Economic Forum Social Entrepreneur Awards 2013
The World Economic Forum covers the Schwab Social Entrepreneur Award