One of the powerful advantages that social businesses have over non-profit NGOs and also over governments, is that social entrepreneurship can scale up their model, and they can scale it up quickly and effectively.
Scale Up What Works From Smaller Projects
Scaling up means the ability to have a smaller project, testing it and seeing if it works, and then when it does work (based on the criteria that you have set usually based on the financial return on investment and social return on investment), social businesses have the capacity then to duplicate that model. And they can duplicate that model indefinitely, or to the extent of the limits of its own circumstances and factors that surround it.
Celebrate Success But Also Write Down the Details
For social businesses to duplicate such a model though, it’s very important for social entrepreneurs …