Inspiring & Instructional Videos on Building Social Enterprises

UCLA Partnership You Tube channel - Thanks to the UCLA Partnership YouTube channel, you can watch May 2014  graduates of the UCLA Social Enterprise Academy present their business plans to a panel of potential investors by clicking here:

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Social Entrepreneurs: Pioneering Social Change - The Skoll Foundation recently completed a short film about the field of social entrepreneurship. Its a great overview of the progress made over the last three decades. It starts with Mohammad Yunus and includes interviews with a number of social entrepreneurs and others in the field, including Sally Osberg of the Skoll Foundation, Bill Drayton of Ashoka, Jacqueline Novogratz of the Acumen Fund, John Elkington of Volans, and author David Bornstein. For more information on these and other social entreprenuers, visit

Highlights Video from a Social Enterprise Showcase - Watch social entrepreneurs pitch their business plans to our panel of judges in a recent Venture Capital competition.

Building Sustainable & Scalable Businesses - At a recent SoCap Conference, a session moderated by Betsy Densmore, focused on how to create a business with high impact that pays the bills, grows in size and impact, but doesn't require constant fundraising. The session featured Paul Lamb of Man on a Mission Consulting, Alan Gershenfeld of E-Line Ventures and Lauri Alpern of ROI Ventures

KPFK Radio Show on Social Enterprise - ASE Founder, Betsy Densmore, joined a guest panel of experts to discuss social enterprises on the Lawyer's Guild with Jim Lafferty, a public affairs program where political activists and experts discuss current political development and progressive movements for social change. To listen to the MP3 recording of the show, please click HERE.