Barack Obama’s presidency will be remembered as the era when social entrepreneurship went mainstream. An Office of Social Innovation now graces the White House. The president himself sips organic Honest Tea and his wife trumpets the benefits of “slow food” and buying local. Business schools struggle to satisfy student interest in businesses with a social spin, and socially inclined investors flood sites like Kiva.org to offer capital to small businesses in hard-to-serve regions of the world.

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