A way for charities to raise money. This is how I was introduced to Social Enterprise. This oversimplification is still used today. I was not hooked.
#SocEnt is a totally different approach to doing business, and tackling complex societal challenges.
When I was introduced to social #franchising it was sold to me as a “McDonalds” #strategy for #scale. Like we can’t find a more compelling example?
Through the work of Spring Impact I learned enough to appreciate the strategy. Enough to support Speak founders to base replicating in 100 cities on social franchising. It is through learning-by-doing as part of the team that I have been converted.
Social franchising won’t work for everyone or everything. Yet as I have writtenalready, even thinking about can be useful, as part of planning to grow for example.
I believe it can really work, both for enterprises and entrepreneurs.Here are seven reasons how
For entrepreneurial people
Perhaps this is why the founders we have started to attract to Take Speak to Their City include a high proportion of women, a high proportion of migrants, and teams who appreciate job-sharing the roles and responsibilities.
If this sounds like you, contact us.
This is defintely why we are exploring social franchising as the way to replicate our successful social enterprise-based affordable school in Nigeria.
Website coming soon …
Interested in this already, then drop me a line on firstname.lastname@example.org
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