Social enterprises, like all ventures, leverage ideas through the application of capital. To bring innovative products and services to market—to produce robust and scalable social change—businesses of this kind must have access to reliable funding. Without access to capital, even the most compelling social enterprise idea will go nowhere.

In discussing the challenge of capital access, social enterprise advocates often argue that traditional nonprofit and for-profit legal forms compel...

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