What is social enterprise? Social enterprise offers a new way to do businessthat is animated by a social purpose.
How do we make the world a better place? Volunteer Change the law Give me one example of each Invent a great product
How do we make the world a better place? Change theVolunteer Civil Society Public Sector law Private Sector Invent a great product
Social Enterprise sits in the middle Source: Leadbeater, C. (1997), The Rise of the Social Entrepreneur, London: Demos, p. 10
Seanor, P., Bull, M. & Ridley-Duff, R. J. (2007) "Contradictions in Social Enterprise: Do they draw in straight lines or circles?" paper to 30th ISBE Conference, Glasgow, 7-9th November, Drawings 8 and 10
Three aspects• Social Innovation – ideas to change the way society works• Social Entrepreneurship – the processes of getting the idea into a ‘business’ format• Social Enterprise – the venture that emerges from the innovation
How do we know its a social enterprise?• Lots of different company formats• Lots of government spending cuts• Lots more contracts from governments to deliver social & health services• How do we know the world has got better?• Who is involved in making decisions?
The University Social Entrepreneurship Award• Understanding social entrepreneurship• Understanding me• Understanding society, communities and social problems• Solving problems through innovation• Venture planning• Starting and sustaining the venture• Promoting the venture
Balloon Kenya• invested in 13 new businesses this time ranging from fish farming to egg selling to wooden crates to babycare.• - 16 Enterprise Fellows brought to Kenya from 7 different nationalities ranging from Israel to India to Germany• 352 Kenya youth mentored• 816 hours of training delivered• 20 businesses funded• £4860 invested
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