Enabling social entrepreneurship


By JOY LEE

Funding social impact: Maame, flanked by Yusuf (left) and Ariffin, says there needs to be more patient capital available for the ecosystem to grow.

THE notion of social impact is growing among entrepreneurs. More and more startups are taking the form of a social enterprise, where their businesses are built around a social mission.

According to the British Council, it is estimated that there are over 20,000 social enterprises in Malaysia.

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