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Connecting Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Social innovations are new strategies, concepts, ideas and organizations that meet social needs of all kinds. Today startups are adding social components to their business models in an effort to meet the growing social needs in education, health and community development. But, what are some of the pitfalls and what are investors doing to help meet the growing capital needs social entrepreneurs have today? Can social innovation work in a capitalist society? Kate Knight, Executive Director of The GroundFloor chats with host, Cynthia Nevels, about first mentor-driven social innovation fund and their effort to connect social innovation and entrepreneurship. Tune in August 19, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. CDT on Disrupt Radio to learn more. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for exclusive inside stories covering business, technology and crowdfunding.