This will mark the 7th edition of our Social Entrepreneurs to watch for list. If you want to check out the previous years of social entrepreneurs you can see them here. 2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018 / 2019 Over the past six years I have had the great pleasure of speaking with over 500 social entrepreneurs around the world while running Causeartist. It
Individuals seem increasingly keen to invest in ventures that create social impact, and crowdfunding platforms are making this easier than ever. But there is a catch. Unlike professional investors or major foundations which rely on hard data and cost-benefit analyses, retail investors often base decisions on the emotional connection they feel in an investment opportunity.
Less than 5 % of university graduates launch their own business after graduating from university, according to the latest data from HESA (the Higher Education Statistics Agency). This isn’t surprising given many graduates are keen to secure a stable income after their university years, rather than ‘go it alone’. But start ups have a vital part
Crowdfunding means different things to different people, but it almost always means raising money from the public. For social entrepreneurs, it is all about changing the world. There are lots of ways to change the world but only three relevant ways to crowdfund. Donations: while most often used by nonprofits, mission-focused entrepreneurs with a profit