Raphie Frank :: business artivist

What is a Social Entrepreneur?

from… PBS: What is a Social Entrepreneur?

A social entrepreneur identifies and solves social problems on a large scale. Just as business entrepreneurs create and transform whole industries, social entrepreneurs act as the change agents for society, seizing opportunities others miss in order to improve systems, invent and disseminate new approaches and advance sustainable solutions that create social value.

Unlike traditional business entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs primarily seek to generate “social value” rather than profits. And unlike the majority of non-profit organizations, their work is targeted not only towards immediate, small-scale effects, but sweeping, long-term change. more

Business Artivism, as opposed to Social Entrepreneurialship, seeks to merge social value AND profits by tapping into heretofore underactualized artistic talent while also enabling those who create the work to profit from it. Read more.

related writings:
:: What is Business Artivism?
:: Steal This Business Concept!
:: The Evolving Principles of “Boojummy”
:: What the hell is “boojummy”?

June 12, 2006 - Posted by | Business, Economics, Politics

1 Comment »

  1. is it same with an entrepreneur who running a business on social demand or social market?

    Comment by roni | December 2, 2007 | Reply

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