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5 Keys to Success For Social Entrepreneurs

Dr. Lluis Pareras is the Director of Healthequity, a venture capital fund investing in healthcare. Neurosurgeon, PhD, and Global Executive MBA (IESE), Lluis analyzes more than 400 business plans per year. Board member of several healthcare startups, he is also author of more than 10 books dealing with innovation, technology, venture capital and healthcare. In this TED talk, Lluis Pareras is exainpling how social business can become profitable.


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The Golden Age of Social Entrepreneurship - Swarochish 'Swish' Goswami

Swish's message to youth is simple: we are the leaders of tomorrow, but we don’t need to wait till tomorrow to lead. We live in the golden age of social entrepreneurship; how can social entrepreneurship change the way we think of opportunities? Swarochish (Swish) Goswami, 18, is a recipient of Canada’s Top 20 under 20 award and is the co-founder of World Thinks, FoodShare and RafikiMedia. He has been recognized as one of Canada’s top young social entrepreneurs and is one of the curators of the world’s first youth social capital fund. He is also an avid debater and as part of Canada’s national debate team, Swish was a Grand Finalist at the 2015 World Schools Debating Championships in Singapore. Recently, Swish was invited to speak at the 71st Session of the United Nations commencing in September 2016.


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Social Entrepreneurs: Pioneering Social Change

Mohammad Yunus, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2006, Sally Osberg of the Skoll Foundation, Bill Drayton of Ashoka, ... Discover some of the great social entrepreneurs that are changing the world for the better.


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Creating your own path

Education shouldn't be about learning to memorize Shakespeare, but to discover, to create, to solve problems. Mark Surman from the Mozilla Foundation talks about creating your own path and getting the skills you need to succeed.