April 27, 2006

BBC Article: Jeff Skolls (not Sachs!) on Social Entrepreneurship

Posted in articles at 5:51 am by Aditi Sriram

A BBC arcticle entitled Young, Gifted, and Not-for-Profit talks about a new generation of people who want to solve some of the world’s most persistent problems are mixing successful elements of business and charity into the practice of social entrepreneurship. This piece profiles a few of the pioneers in this rapidly expanding non- or low-profit field.

Meet Jeff Skoll, of the Skoll Foundation, based in Silicon Valley USA which has fundedthe study of social entrepreneurship. Skoll is a young businessman who made a fortune as president of Ebay, but who now devotes himself to backing films and encouraging social entrepreneurs in a hurry to change the world.

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1 Comment »

  1. Nicole said,

    Well, I cant agree more.


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