Examples of Social Entrepreneurial ventures
Entrepreneurship have a vision and act. Ask what if?
Entrepreneurs have an idea, find partners, find funding, implement,
Théodore Maunoir — The founder of Red Cross — first Nobel peace prize, just for the social impact, 150 years ago
Simon Berry — What if medicine can be delivered around the world to those that need it most. Partnered with Coca cola to deliver medicine in the empty space of their boxes.
Miguel Luengo — What if we can speed up malarial diagnosis? Developed a game to help develop the knowledge.
Casey Fenton — Came up with the idea of Couchsurfing. Airbnb was created from his idea. Disrupt the hotel industry.
Arnand Raskin — Mobile schools teaching kids on the street. Developed Streetwise where companies such as BASF and Nike use the company as kids can teach employees resilience and business skills.
Frank Hoffman — Talents of the blind woman to detect breast cancer.
Thorkil Sonne — People with Autism use their talents to become consultants for businesses. special talents.
Raul kranthansen — Smartphone app to allow public, regular people, to rank stores and places for accessibility.
Ursula Sladek — Shocked by Chernobyl. Pioneered the green energy in Germany. Mum of five
Albina Ruiz — Turn garbage collection in Peru into a community-based waste management system
Pradid Sarmah — Monopoly on Rickshaws allow rickshaw drivers do not own rickshaws and earn very little money for their work. Pradid developed cheaper Rickshaw and built the Rickshaw bank and leased it to drivers until they owned it and could run like small businesses.
Mohammed Yunus — Pioneering the concepts of the microfinance industry and awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in microcredit to give loans to entrepreneurs too poor for traditional bank loans.
Matt Flannery and Jessica Jackley — Kiva allows giving easy loans to businesses around the world. Around $800M of loans given.
Jimmy Wales — Best use of crowdsourcing knowledge, most effort in one piece of work in human history, with over 100 million hours of work.