Which Universities are Providing Social Entrepreneurship Programs?

Which universities are providing social entrepreneurship programs?

That’s the question we answer today in this episode of Ask Matt.

Why would this episode be useful for you?

Firstly, many people have been askng me about learning social entrepreneurship. This episode will answer alot of those questions, especially in regards to learning about social entrepreneurship from a university.

Another benefit is that I actually go through 5 different countries in which social entrepreneurship programs are being offered. From the USA, India, Philippines, UK and Australia – in each of those countries, I examine different programmes being offered by universities.

I also talk about the positives and negatives of social entrepreneurship university programmes.

Finally, another benefit for you is that I talk about alternatives ways to learn more about social entrepreneurship which doesn’t involved getting a university degree and forking out $50,000 to $100,000 or more.

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So if you’re considering taking a university social entrepreneurship program or you want to learn more about social entrepreneurship, check out this podcast and listen to it. I’m sure it will benefit you.

Stay tuned.

What’s Social Entrepreneurship All About?

“What’s Social Entreprenuership All About?”

That’s the question we answer in today’s episode of “Ask Matt”.

Now the question was asked by Trung, someone from Sydney in Australia.

He’s actually a business owner, with 3 businesses in Australia.

Not only has he asked this question, but so many people in the past few weeks have been emailing me, answering the “Ask Matt” popup survey, and facebooking me to ask “What is this social entrepreneurship all about?”

I keep talking about it, I keep promoting it, and I’m passionate about it – so what’s it all about. Tell me more about it.

Today, I actually give you my definition of it.

So why is this audio podcast important for you?

1. Firstly, learn how I define social entrepreneurship.
2. You’ll also discover the current debates about the social entrepreneurship definition.
3. If you listen to the rest of this audio, you’ll uncover what my final conclusion is for how you can define social entrepreneurship for yourself.

If this really interests you, and I know alot of you are really interested in finding about social entrepreneurship, then make sure you listen to this.

Stay tuned!

photo by: Joanna Bourne

How to Build a Crowdfunding Platform in the Philippines: Justin Garrido, Cofounder of SocialProject.ph

In today’s episode of the Social Entrepreneurship Series, we are actually in location in the Philippines.

I’m here in the Philippines for the next 5 days because my cousin’s getting married: Woohoo!

But at the same time, I’m celebrating Philippine Social Entrepreneurship by interviewing Justin Garrido, Cofounder of SocialProject.ph – a crowdfunding platform which helps social enterprises, social entrepreneurs and projects in the Philippines that make a difference.

Why is this interview with Justin useful and interesting for you?

#1) Crowdfunding is actually a major trend in the world right now. And talking to an actual cofounder who is building a crowdfunding platform in the Philippines is really exciting and interesting to listen to.

-How does he do it?
-What is crowdfunding all about?
-and How can crowdfunding help your social entreprenurship idea get launched and get off the ground?

#2) Justin actually talks about his advice for social entrepreneurs.

-How to get involved in social entrepreneurship
-He even gives you tips about how to make tough decisions as a social entrepreneur

Stay tuned to listen to today’s interview with Justin Garrido, co founder of SocialProject.ph

3 Problems You’d Most Like to Contribute Towards via Social Entrepreneurship: Ask Matt

Hey everybody and welcome to today’s episode of “Ask Matt”.

In today’s episode, we answer the question: “What are three problems do you see in society that you would most like to contribute towards remediating through entrepreneurial means?”

It’s a question from Andy in Sydney, Australia.

Why is this question and my answer important for you?

Firstly, in answering this question, I outline 3 opportunities where social entrepreneurship can most contribute.

And, I give 1 problem that is hot right now or social entrepreneurship.

Another reason for you to listen is that I actually give real business examples of how social entrepreneurship is tackling these major problems today.

So if you’re interested in this, stay tuned and find out, what are the problems that I’d like most to contribute to through social entrepreneurship?

Stay tuned!

Mass ShoutOut to My Crowdfunding Supporters

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How to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro for a Good Cause: Lindy Kanan, Humanitarian & Adventurer

In today’s episode of the Social Entrepreneurship Series, we talk to Lindy Kanan – a humanitarian and adventurer, who is doing something crazy for a really good cause.

She’s climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, the largest mountain in Africa. She’s trying to raise $5000 to do it.

She’s using crowdfunding and she’s raised quite a bit so far.

Why is this interview interesting and useful for you?

Well firstly, if you’re an unreasonable and crazy person like Lindy or even myself, then you’ll want to listen to this.

She’ll tell you how she’s doing it and how she’s able to raise so much money, including thousands of dollars in order to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

Secondly, she also tells us why she’s doing it, and her story about what gets her passionate about human rights and humanitarianism.

She even gives advice and tips for others who want to do something like this. Tips for those who want to get involved in human rights and humanitarianism and advice for those who want to do a massive project like her, such as climbing a huge mountain for a good cause.

So stay tuned and listen to today’s interview with Lindy Kanan from Australia, the humanitarian and adventurer climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for a good cause.

Support Lindy by Checking Out These Pages

Lindy’s Crowdfunding Page on GoFundraise
Lindy’s Kilimanjaro Challenge Blog

From Canberra, Australia

To Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania (Africa)

photo by: Koen Muurling