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The Article: Biz Stone to Aspiring Entrepreneurs: If You’re Not Emotionally Invested, Don’t Do It
The Publisher: Entrepreneur
The Scoop: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone urges budding entrepreneurs to go all in on their visions: “Success isn't guaranteed with emotional investment, but failure pretty much is if you don't.”
The Article: 10 Lessons From 10 Years as a Social Entrepreneur
The Publisher: Huffington Post
The Scoop: Be the change, turn failures into opportunities, harness market forces and other valuable pieces of advice from a veteran social entrepreneur.
The Article:Why are the benefits of technology scarce among those who need it most?
The Publisher: The Guardian
The Scoop: Technology is a superhero in today’s society, acting as the key to both social impact and project sustainability.
The Article: B Corps movement eyeing expansion inAsia
The Publisher: eco-business.com
The Scoop: As more and more big companies seek the B Corp certification—the business world’s equivalent of the Fair Tradelabel—the next wave of B Corp businesses are in Asia, where the social enterprise movement is growing.
The Article: 10 Business Rules for Social Entrepreneurs
The Publisher: DNA India
The Scoop: From diversifying funding to understanding cost structure, 10 applicable tips to help a social enterprise achieve success.