ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: The future is social entrepreneurship | Kerryn Krige | TEDxJohannesburgSalon

ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: The future is social entrepreneurship | Kerryn Krige | TEDxJohannesburgSalon

Here’s Great Tip: The future is social entrepreneurship | Kerryn Krige | TEDxJohannesburgSalon


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If we are truly to see social and economic change happening in the world, we have to embrace the wealth of possibilities in the counter-intuitive partnership between for-profit and not-for-profit.

Kerryn heads the Network for Social Entrepreneurs at the Gordon Institute of Business Science, which focuses on achieving both social and economic change through social enterprise. She has worked in the social sector since 2001 with numerous UK charities, and began her career as a journalist for business news channel Summit TV. She holds a Masters in Development Studies. Together with journalist Gus Silber, she co-authored the ‘The Disruptors,’ the book that inspired the theme for this event. Kerryn teaches social enterprise at GIBS and writes regularly on the topic.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

19 Replies to “ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: The future is social entrepreneurship | Kerryn Krige | TEDxJohannesburgSalon”

  1. Great to see Scottish Widows as the early beginnings of insurance, it is a shame the private sector took the sector and made it hard for the Social Enterprise Sector to be at the scale to compete/start-up within that sector. LEAP Energy is a great social enterprise in Scotland that helps business, charities and social enterprises save on gas and electricity bills, re-investing back into reducing fuel poverty in Scotland.

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