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What you need to know this week. Brought to you by The Venture and Fast Company.

8th May

What you need to know this week. Brought to you by The Venture and Fast Company.

The Article: The real reason social startups fail and how business schools are coming to the rescue
The Publisher: The Financial Post
The Scoop: Even the most passionate and established social entrepreneurs can lack business savvy. Business schools across the globe are developing programs to help.

The Article: Have a Big Social Idea? Jump In and the Funding Will Come
The Publisher: Huffington Post Impact
The Scoop: When funding doesn’t come immediately, don’t despair. A small but great idea can flourish into big investments down the line.

The Article: Are You Reaching the Right Audience? Try these tips.
The Publisher: See Change Magazine
The Scoop: Using market research, seeking out early adopters and other ways to determine your target audience.

The Article: B Corp Movement Gets Its Wings in Europe
The Publisher: Entrepreneur
The Scoop: The B Corp movement is rapidly gaining steam in Europe, joining the U.S, South America, Canada and Australia. The goal: 1,000 certified companies in Europe by 2017.

The Article: 6 Steps to Finance Your New Social Enterprise
The Publisher: Triple Pundit
The Scoop: Finding the right kind of funding can be daunting, but there are many options—from likeminded accelerators to crowd sourcing—that could elevate a project to new heights.

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