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“Social Entrepreneurship: The Case for Definition,” Sally Osberg & Roger Martin in Stanford Social Innovation Review

April 20, 2007 by
 
 
 
 
 
 

Social entrepreneurship is attracting growing amounts of talent, money, and attention. But along with its increasing popularity has come less certainty about what exactly a social entrepreneur is and does. As a result, all sorts of activities are now being called social entrepreneurship. Some say that a more inclusive term is all for the good, but in this recent Stanford Social Innovation article, Sally Osberg and Roger L. Martin argue that it’s time for a more rigorous definition.

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Social Entrepreneurship: The Case for Definition

 
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2 Responses

  1. February 18, 2011 at 1:00 pm
    Local Businesspeople to Discuss Social Entrepreneurship on Tuesday | The Metropreneur Columbus:

    [...] “Social Entrepreneurship: The Case for Definition” argues in favor of a rather narrow and focused interpretation of the term. Certainly clarification is good at some level, but for those simply looking at larger trends, it’s probably sufficient to understand that the implementation of entrepreneurial approaches in service of the social good has become a hot topic. [...]

  2. March 14, 2011 at 12:21 am
    Phil Galli:

    I see this as an opportunity for a VC or venture club partnership to grow wealth through a certified financial planner’s talent and to redirect wealth at the right moment to a non profit corporation. By way of withdrawn funds the VC could to make donations to a charity non profit.

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