Monthly Archives: April 2016

Structuring a Social Venture

There are two questions I receive most often when meeting a social entrepreneur with a good idea for the first time.  One is, “should I be a non-profit?”.  The other is, “how do I create a brand?”.  Neither is important at … Continue reading

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Am I A Social Enterprise?

As the application deadline approaches for communityBUILD’s Social Venture Pipeline (April 15), I am having more calls with ventures asking about whether they’re a social enterprise.   I find that I know a social enterprise when I see it.  This means that I see that the mission … Continue reading

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At a Crossroads

While mentoring an early stage social venture today, I was reminded that it’s so easy to get lost in the weeds while developing your business and impact models.   You are always at a crossroad where there are so many variables to … Continue reading

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