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SGI58: Successful Social StartUps with Kathleen Kelly Janus

Social Good Instigators Podcast

Release Date: 01/29/2018

Have you ever wondered what successful social enterprises do differently? On this call, Kathleen Kelly Janus shares about many aspects of social entrepreneurship. These findings are a result of hundreds of conversations Kathleen had with social entrepreneurs over the last few years. In the interview, she shares 5 specific strategies (from her book, Social StartUp Success) that she found successful social entrepreneurship ventures use. These include: • Test ideas first • Begin measuring impact early • While scaling up, test out different revenue models • Practice collective leadership • Tell a good story About the Speaker: Kathleen Kelly Janus is a social entrepreneur, author and lecturer at Stanford University. As an expert on philanthropy, millennial engagement and scaling early stage organizations, her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Tech Crunch and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is the co-founder of Spark, the largest network of millennial donors in the world. Based in the heart of the Silicon Valley, her forthcoming book, Social Startup Success, features best practices for early stage nonprofit organizations based on a five-year research project interviewing hundreds of top-performing social entrepreneurs. She can be reached on Twitter via @kkellyjanus and at www.kathleenjanus.com.

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