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4 Jul 2011Article Financing the social business
Not all social entrepreneurs are able to raise commercial funding. Many end up falling between two stools when operating in the cross-section of commercial and non-commercial enterprise: social foundations are reluctant to give grants to profit-making companies, and commercial investors hold back because it takes too long for them to create a financial return on [...]
6 Jun 2011Article The Seven Growth Strategies of social entrepreneurship
Social entrepreneurs apply different growth strategies depending on their company’s development stage and whether they have quantitative or qualitative value-adding ambitions. It is about finding the optimalorganizational size and the right way to grow in terms of development, rather than pursuing growth for the sake of growth. In other words, size does not always matter, [...]
24 May 2011Article Putting social value-creation into the centre of business
Where the business entrepreneur may use social responsibility as a means to make a profit, the social entrepreneur uses market methods and makes money as a means to meet social goals for the benefit of society.
20 June 2011