Defining Social Entrepreneurship

By Keren G. Raz, 2008 Fellow, NYU Law

There’s a discussion
taking place on the following website about how to define social


Liem, a 2009 fellow, found a very interesting article that also
included a definition of social entrepreneurship that I like…and it’s
also concrete enough to make sense to those who do not like buzz words
or abstract vocabulary.

The definition is: Social
entrepreneurship is the use of business to achieve social gain, as well
as financial gain.

Here’s the link to the article:

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