Social Entrepreneurship and the Skoll Foundation Notes

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2/11/2008 1 Social Entrepreneurship Teach Them to Fish Featuring the Wisdom of Jeff Skoll What is a social entrepreneur? • “A social entrepreneur is an individual who brings the techniques, tools and most of all, the spirit of commercial entrepreneurship to the non-profit world ” Michael Malone TV producer the non profit world . Michael Malone, TV producer • Society’s change agent: pioneer of innovation that benefits humanity Skoll Foundation Traditional Entrepreneurship versus Social Entrepreneurship • Financial return vs helping people help themselves • Shareholders vs communities of stakeholders • Start-up, business plan, prototype, investment, liquidity event vs – idea, business plan, largest social impact, systemic change • Return on Investment (10X) vs
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2/11/2008 2 What is Philanthropy? • Definition:
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2010 for the course ITM ENT526 taught by Professor Wise during the Spring '10 term at Ryerson.

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