Some people become entrepreneurs to improve the quality of their lives, other to earn; other people become entrepreneurs because they see an indispensable business opportunity on the market. The desire, however, to generate positive change sometimes stimulates the entrepreneurial spirit. In that case we can talk of social enterprise. With globalization, issues such as sustainability and global development come to the fore. By definition, the social enterprise pursues an ethical goal and undertakes to devolve […]
As you might already know; social entrepreneurship is entrepreneurship with a social mission. Just like normal businesses, social enterprises provide products or services. But making money is not the main goal, it is mainly a means to make the world a better place. Impact first! Social entrepreneurs seek innovative solutions to societal challenges. The aim is to create social added value. || For example, how do we ensure that everyone has an equal chance of […]
Case Study: Creating electronic Games for the Blind
Creating digital solutions for people with disabilities and offering them for free SciFY is a not-for-profit organization located in Greece. They are creating digital solutions and forming communities of practice to solve social problems. Their impact areas range from Artificial Intelligence to eDemocracy, and from Entrepreneurship to helping people with Disabilities. Their actions have helped more than 100,000 people up to date. One of their most well-known projects is the “Games for the Blind”. SciFY has […]
What is the connection between Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation?
Over the last two decades, the concepts of social entrepreneurship, social enterprise, and social innovation have received growing attention from the political, social, and economic standpoint. This growing importance is determined by the need to find solutions to face emerging social needs now becoming the focus of political, institutional, and academic debate. Social innovation is the act of creating new solutions (products, services, models, processes) which address a social need, which is not yet or […]
The 3rd meeting of the EnSoEd project, was organised in Valencia, ES between the 25th and the 26th of November 2019 successfully. During the meeting, the consortium discussed about the development of the educational material for the secondary school teachers, as well as, the development of the EnSoEd toolkit for the students.