Social entrepreneurship is in. Meaningful congresses, vivid discussions and sought-after workshops are taking place all around the world. The movement's celebrated idol: Muhammad Yunus, founder of the Grameen Bank for micro-credits and Nobel Peace Price laureate. Social entrepreneurs (sociopreneurs) are receiving more recognition than ever before. But what are they exactly doing differently compared to their "mainstream" colleagues? Where does the entrepreneur end and the sociopreneur begin? What motivates people to become active and change the world for the better? Three German students set out to discover the truth.
Jan Holzapfel, Tim Lehmann and Matti Spiecker - three ordinary Business students from Germany? Hardly. Rather, three curious minds on a quest: to find out what makes a sociopreneur - in practice. One year (of preparation) and 8,5 months later, they have visited 33 so-called sociopreneurs all around the world, Muhammad Yunus included.
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