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Become a Social Entrepreneur

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Shop Talk for Entrepreneurs

Shop Talk for Entrepreneurs


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Not sure what social entrepreneurism is? Trying to figure out how your business can increase its bottom line yet support a sustainable economy and/or give back to the community?

Justin interviews Deb Nelson, the director of Social Venture Network, an organization that connects, supports and inspires business leaders and social entrepreneurs in expanding practices that build a just and sustainable economy.

For the past twelve years, Deb Nelson has been the Executive Director of Social Venture Network (SVN), an organization of 600 business leaders, impact investors and social entrepreneurs who are leveraging the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

Prior to SVN, Deb worked for Working Assets and American Express, and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon. She has a B.A. in English from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. in marketing and management strategy from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management. When she's not at SVN, Deb enjoys exploring the Bay Area with her two sons, Sam and Will.

Justin Krane is a Certified Financial Planner and the President of Krane Financial Solutions. His savvy approach to financial planning allows clients to unite their money with their lives and business. Using a unique system developed from his studies of financial psychology, Justin partners with entrepreneurs to create a bigger vision for their business with education and financial modeling.