Tags » Social Entrepreneur

An unconventional solution to an unconventional problem… #bitcoin #Innovative

How do you ensure stable money movement in an unstable region?

A fashion company based out of Sierra Leone is trying to bring the digital currency, Bitcoin, to the sub-Saharan country by accepting payments via payment processor BitPay. 115 more words

#SocEnt

Site for helping the homeless, HandUp, closes first seed round at $850K

Social entrepreneurism at its finest right here: HandUp, a site that allows people to donate to homeless people in their neighborhoods safely, just closed its first seed round of $850K. 428 more words

Deals

Qualities of a social entrepreneur

We have been talking about social entrepreneurship for 9 classes now. During these classes we have focused on entrepreneurship as a process. But what about the entrepreneurs? 49 more words

5 Social Entrepreneurs Around The World

“Social entrepreneurs are not content just to give a fish or teach how to fish. They will not rest until they have revolutionized the fishing industry” (Bill Drayton – Ashoka CEO & Founder). 678 more words

Social Entrepreneur

Noreen Bautista: Young Social Enterprise Leader On A Mission

Noreen Marian Bautista is not just your typical social entrepreneur. This young woman in her 20’s has a long list of accomplishments under her belt, and she has no plan to stop. 590 more words

Articles

Do keep this organization in your radar

Another entrepreneur friend, Arundhuti,  has been doing fabulous work over at Mentor Together. For those of you headed for careers in Pune or Bangalore, you could explore how you can partner with this Ashoka  changemaker.

What is a Social Entrepreneur?

“A social entrepreneur is an individual who applies business and management skills to tackle chronic societal problems with sustainable solutions.

In David Bornstein’s words,

“Social entrepreneurs are path breakers with a powerful new idea, who combine visionary and real-world problem solving creativity”

185 more words