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Social Entrepreneurship describes innovative entrepreneurial action which aims at solving social challenges.

These actions could be initiated in the form of a new business (start-up) or in the context of existing organisations (social intrapreneurship). The legal structure can vary: some social enterprises are established as an association, others as a company with limited liability. This decision process is guided by potential societal benefits of either legal structure.

[Translate to English:] Rob Reich Keynote

NGO Academy Keynote with Prof. Rob Reich: The Promise and Peril of Philanthropy in an Age of Growing Inequality

When the world’s wealthiest man at the turn of the 19th century – John D. Rockefeller – sought to create a gargantuan foundation bearing his name, he was showered with public scorn and criticism by…

[Translate to English:] Peter Vandor

Why Immigrants Are More Likely to Become Entrepreneurs - Peter Vandor's study in Harvard Business Review

Why is it that so many immigrants take the risk of starting a company? A study by Social Entrepreneurship Center's Peter Vandor provides insights.

[Translate to English:] OECD - The Social and Solidarity Economy: From the Margins to the Mainstream

Panel Talk @OECD Conference “The Social and Solidarity Economy: From the Margins to the Mainstre

The Social Entrepreneurship Center was invited to speak at the international conference “The Social and Solidarity Economy: From the Margins to the Mainstream” hosted by the OECD from 13 to 16…

[Translate to English:] I-CCC Logo

The I-CCC website is online!

Since November 2021 we are one of the project partners in the project I-CCC "Addressing and preventing care needs through innovative community care centres". In June, the project website was launched…

[Translate to English:] Peter Vandor Migrant Entrepreneurship

Publication: Are voluntary international migrants self-selected for entrepreneurship?

International migrants show a high tendency to become entrepreneurs in many countries. This has often been attributed to discrimination, ethnic networks and sociodemographic differences. But,…