One of the few shortcomings I’ve found in the social venture capital approach is its heavy dependence on a steady stream of entrepreneurs who are interested in serving our target market of low-income consumers. But we are not in search of just any entrepreneur.
I sometimes miss things about my life as an officer and soldier in the US Army. Rare are the organisations in which its members are so committed to its mission, to each other, and to a sense of an ideal, a higher purpose. Heading into the theatre this past weekend to watch The Hurt Locker, I was at first nervous: I haven’t always dealt with Iraq war scenes on TV or in other movies in a positive manner.