Rupert passed away in 2022, but you can read his blogs going back to 2009.

Rupert passed away in 2022, but you can read his blogs going back to 2009.

Being a social entrepreneur invariably involves a fair amount of risk—even more than your typical…

Recent posts

7 October 2019

Stephanie Turpin (FHI 360), Brian Vo (Pact) and Chris Walker (Mercy Corps) joined me to…

23 September 2019

Oluwasoga Oni, Genevieve Barnard Oni and Joe McCord, co-founders of MDaaS Global, spoke with me…

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15 July 2019

Andi Kleissner, co-founder and co-CEO of Amped Innovation, joins me to discuss affordable energy solutions…

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12 July 2019

Carl Jensen, co-founder and CEO of Good Nature Agro, joins me to discuss agricultural solutions…

Popular posts

3 March 2011

I have the solution, and I got the idea from the financial services industry. It’s…

28 February 2011

I saw “Black Swan” over the holidays and, for the record, this was the email…

My book

In my book The Social Entrepreneur’s Handbook, I lead you through the entire process of starting up and running a nonprofit, sharing personal success stories and advice on what not to do―valuable lessons I learned the hard way. The process, while risky, isn’t as difficult as you might think. Practically speaking, you need only two things: an idea and a plan. The former comes from you and you alone. This book supplies the latter.

The Social Entrepreneur’s Handbook

The Social Enterprise Podcast

The Social Enterprise Podcast

Social enterprise is a business that, rather than focused on making money, tries to address a social problem. In this monthly podcast, Rupert explores the challenges of starting, building, and running a social enterprise. He hears established social entrepreneurs share their insight and experience, and will find out how we can support startups at the beginning of their journey.