It is surprising how many times social entrepreneurs fail to follow the simple steps to a successful and powerful pitch. When you pitch, social investors want solutions, not problems. If they wanted an education on the issue, they could read a report or join a course. You’ve got to demonstrate that your venture not only has the… Read More Top Tips for Social Entrepreneurs: Pitch Perfect
For a big company, innovating is anticipating. It involves being able to spot weak signals, new ideas and models that will disrupt tomorrow’s markets. In only 10 years, changes in digital technology have deeply disrupted the rules of economic competition. In a faster and more interconnected world, companies that have been able to anticipate the… Read More Corporate leaders, don’t miss the social impact wave!
Social entrepreneurs are a big-hearted breed. They care deeply about more than earning a profit. They’re also passionate about making a difference. For some, such as Yoobi founder Ido Leffler and TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie, that means donating a product to an individual in need for every product purchased. For others, such as Scholly… Read More 7 Steps To Becoming A Successful Social Entrepreneur
Gender differences in pay are ubiquitous at all organisational levels including at the top. Entrepreneurship is hailed as one way for women to circumvent organizational norms and discrimination, because as CEOs of their own organizations, entrepreneurs largely determine their own pay. Moreover, social entrepreneurship may be a particularly gender-blind occupational choice; evidence indicates that women… Read More Women CEO’s in social enterprises earn 29% less than their male counterparts
There are huge opportunities for universities to make immensely valuable contributions to the social impact sector. Universities are a powerful tool for grooming the next generation of social scientists, policymakers, business leaders, civil servants, and professionals. And every social enterprise needs an army of well-educated employees—marketing directors, accountants, and others—who have earned a university degree.… Read More Why Universities Shouldn’t Teach Social Entrepreneurship
As every ecosystem shifts and adapts with the seasons, so to has the landscape of social enterprise continued it path of change; we are in a much different place than we were 12 months ago. Here are thoughts for how the world of social enterprise will look in 2017.
There are several ways you can go-about searching for social enterprise business ideas. Creating a social business has many similarities to building a traditional business, but inspiration is usually drawn from a different place. Social enterprise ideas, unlike conventional business ideas, typically result from a desire to solve a social need; similar to how many… Read More 22 Awesome Social Enterprise Business Ideas