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Predicting the Future of Social Entrepreneurship

via @Forbes It’s that time of the year – everyone’s making lists of the best and worst of the past year, predicting what the future holds in the coming year, and trying to identify the trends that have defined – … Continue reading

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Echoing green website says India’s rapidly becoming a leader in social innovation

The age of austerity is giving impetus to social entrepreneurship, especially in countries like India, to look for new opportunities that will ensure a more holistic development and change the world for the better. So what is Social Entrepreneurship? Definitively, … Continue reading

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Social Innovation to Bridge the “Middle Gap”

Some of the most successful social innovation initiatives lie within the microfinance sector, most notably the Grameen Bank set up in Bangladesh by Muhammad Yunus. Social entrepreneur Shivani Siroya, a Fellow of the Unreasonable Institute, launched a new mobile-based initiative … Continue reading

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What is Social Entrepreneurship?

B.S. Raghavan recently wrote an excellent piece in the Hindu BusinessLine on Boosting Social Innovation in India, where he proposes a definition of Social Entrepreneurs, or as he calls them, Sociopreneurs: In recent years, a new branch of entrepreneurship — … Continue reading

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10 Innovative Ideas for Global Healthcare

Fellows at the Ashoka ‘Innovators’ for the Public’ Foundation have come up with ten innovative ways to improve healthcare services and delivery. Social entrepreneurs around the world have proposed ideas ranging from affordable health insurance, better and more collaborative ways … Continue reading

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