20 Jun '11, 2am

[Review] The Social Entrepreneur?s Handbook #startup #entrepreneur

[Review] The Social Entrepreneur?s Handbook #startup #entrepreneur

An increasing trend in entrepreneurship is in the area of social enterprises – those non-profit organizations that operate businesses both to raise revenue and to further their social missions. These social ventures straddle the fine line between needing to be viable businesses, yet on the other hand to generate enough profits to sustain their chosen causes. That’s a difficult task for any entrepreneur, but one which veteran micro financier Rupert Scofield hopes to help with. In his new book “The Social Entrepreneur’s Handbook: How to Start, Build, and Run a Business That Improves the World “, Scofield shares his framework with aspiring social entrepreneurs on how to start, develop, and maintain a social enterprise from scratch. He should know – over the past 38 years, he’s served in pretty much every capacity in the modern non-profit world. Scofield, the president and CEO...

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