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Emerging field <ul><li>“ The field of  </li></ul><ul><li>social entrepreneurship  </li></ul><ul><li>is in its infancy” </l...
Jeff Skoll, eBay <ul><li>“ At the world’s great foundations, universities and charitable institutions, social entrepreneur...
Is it about individuals, organizations, ideas? In the for-profit  or non-profit sector?
Hybridization <ul><li>blur the traditional boundaries between  </li></ul><ul><li>the public, private and non-profit sector...
Skoll Center for Social Entrepreneurship <ul><li>Social entrepreneurs are organizationally promiscuous, through non-profit...
Richard Branson  meets Mother Teresa  <ul><li>&quot;I like to say that a social entrepreneur is what you get when you comb...
Mother Teresa + Richard Branson =  Muhammad Yunus
Bill Drayton <ul><li>&quot;Social entrepreneurs are not content just to give a fish or teach how to fish. They will not re...
Rodrigo Baggio <ul><li>I went from “madman”  </li></ul><ul><li>to  </li></ul><ul><li>“ visionary”  </li></ul><ul><li>overn...
Arthur Schopenhauer <ul><li>“ Every truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opp...
J. G. Dees (2003) <ul><li>“ Too often they identify social entrepreneurship with nonprofits generating earned income… Soci...
What does success look like? <ul><li>Success is generally measured not by how much profit you make, but by how well you se...
Jeff Skoll, eBay <ul><li>Social entrepreneurs are rebelling against one of the worst ideas… namely that the problems that ...
Margaret Mead <ul><li>“ Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only...
Bill Drayton <ul><li>In this two-minute interview, Bill Drayton describes the magical instant when a social entrepreneur d...
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1 Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

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1 Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

  1. 1. Emerging field <ul><li>“ The field of </li></ul><ul><li>social entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>is in its infancy” </li></ul>
  2. 2. Jeff Skoll, eBay <ul><li>“ At the world’s great foundations, universities and charitable institutions, social entrepreneurship has rapidly become the most influential idea of our time…” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Is it about individuals, organizations, ideas? In the for-profit or non-profit sector?
  4. 4. Hybridization <ul><li>blur the traditional boundaries between </li></ul><ul><li>the public, private and non-profit sector </li></ul><ul><li>emphasize </li></ul><ul><li>hybrid models </li></ul>
  5. 5. Skoll Center for Social Entrepreneurship <ul><li>Social entrepreneurs are organizationally promiscuous, through non-profits and for-profits, and cross-sectoral alliances. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Richard Branson meets Mother Teresa <ul><li>&quot;I like to say that a social entrepreneur is what you get when you combine Richard Branson and Mother Teresa. One is the prototype of the business Entrepreneur, the other is a Saint“ </li></ul><ul><li>Pamela Hartigan </li></ul>
  7. 7. Mother Teresa + Richard Branson = Muhammad Yunus
  8. 8. Bill Drayton <ul><li>&quot;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.“ </li></ul><ul><li>Bill Drayton, founder of Ashoka </li></ul>
  9. 9. Rodrigo Baggio <ul><li>I went from “madman” </li></ul><ul><li>to </li></ul><ul><li>“ visionary” </li></ul><ul><li>overnight </li></ul>
  10. 10. Arthur Schopenhauer <ul><li>“ Every truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.” </li></ul>
  11. 11. J. G. Dees (2003) <ul><li>“ Too often they identify social entrepreneurship with nonprofits generating earned income… Social Entrepreneurship is about innovation and impact, not income.” </li></ul>
  12. 12. What does success look like? <ul><li>Success is generally measured not by how much profit you make, but by how well you serve your social mission. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Jeff Skoll, eBay <ul><li>Social entrepreneurs are rebelling against one of the worst ideas… namely that the problems that surround us are so big that ordinary men and women can’t make a difference. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Margaret Mead <ul><li>“ Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” </li></ul>
  15. 15. Bill Drayton <ul><li>In this two-minute interview, Bill Drayton describes the magical instant when a social entrepreneur discovers that the moment to change social structure has arrived. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;the most powerful force in the world is a big pattern change idea, but only if it's in the hands of a very good entrepreneur.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>A Magical Moment </li></ul>

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