Reclaiming the Investment Dialogue for Social Entrepreneurs

News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! Social entrepreneurs often innovate by adapting existing business models to socially-oriented outcomes. The result is a variety of for-profit, nonprofit, and hybrid business structures that have been used by entrepreneurs to create and deliver social value. But for Cathy Clark, …

Bargaining Power for Social Entrepreneurs

Join this Week’s Live Discussions Reclaiming the Investment Dialogue for Social Entrepreneurs Financially viable social enterprises are a scarce resource, and social entrepreneurs need to reclaim their position of power at the bargaining table, say Felix Oldenburg, Michael Vollman, Paula Cardenau and Renee Manuel, from Ashoka. What do you think? …

Social Edge: The Impact Investing Wave

News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! When Cathy Clark was at the Skoll World Forum, she noticed that successful social entrepreneurs were eager to explore for-profit revenue models: “In their efforts to build sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing problems, social entrepreneurs are now looking …