Ownership, Mission and Environment: An Exploratory Analysis into the Evolution of a Technology Social Venture
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Despite the recognition that technology is not a panacea for social ills (UNDP, 2001), some of the largest and most active philanthropic organizations in the US (for example, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Open Society Institute, and The MacArthur Foundation) are committed to technology-based solutions to social problems. Similarly, like-minded entrepreneurs are beginning to address social problems through technology.
KeywordsVenture Capital Social Enterprise Social Entrepre Optical Character Recognition Social Entrepreneur
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