So what is a social Enterprise ? A firm with a vision to contribute value to lives of individuals. Social enterprises are revenue-generating businesses with a twist. Whether operated by a non-profit organization or by a for-profit company, a social enterprise has two goals: to achieve social, cultural, community economic or environmental outcomes; and, to earn revenue. On the surface, many social enterprises look, feel, and even operate like traditional businesses. But looking more deeply, one discovers the defining characteristics of the social enterprise: mission is at the centre of business, with income generation playing an important supporting role.
So whats the Fuss
The purpose of this blog is to introduce the term Social enterprise and educating the masses about social enterprises and offering our services as social enterprise consultants. We tend to provide the services to social enterprises using web 2.0 based technologies such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube etc. The one bottom line is to reach larger audience with our social mission in mind. The purpose of the blog will be two-fold; introducing some of our work in form of case studies (read: success stories) and information forum for students wishing to learn more about social enterprises.
I will be updating you folks with my posts on weekly basis and expect you to communicate with me. Please try to give me feedback on my posts and I would love to hear from you. This will allow us to form a community of like minded people who have some interest in social enterprises. Some of the blogs that I loved and I am sharing with you to have a look