Issue 161 - 02 | Planting the Seeds for Social Startup Success: 10 Things to Remember When Starting a Social Enterprise

By Kathleen Kelly Janus
Published Feb. 7, 2018 12:30 p.m.
“Taking on the social challenges of our time, be it treating diseases, hunger, climate change, or improving education is no small feat, and starting a social enterprise dedicated to solving these problems can be daunting. As Bill Drayton, founder of Ashoka, once said, 'Social entrepreneurs are not content just to give a fish or teach how to fish. They will not rest until they have revolutionized the fishing industry.' Does this sound like you? If you’re considering embarking on the journey of social entrepreneurship, read through these 10 helpful tips and hints so you can successfully launch, scale up, and make a difference.”

About Kathleen Kelly Janus | Kathleen Kelly Janus is a social entrepreneur, author, and lecturer at Stanford University. As an expert on philanthropy, millennial engagement, and scaling early stage organizations, her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Tech Crunch, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is the co-founder of Spark, the largest network of millennial donors in the world. Based in the heart of the Silicon Valley, her book Social Startup Success features best practices for early stage nonprofit organizations based on a five-year research project interviewing hundreds of top-performing social entrepreneurs.

http://www.kathleenjanus.com/

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