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This is where your money goes

Seems that Cyril is really working on getting more members….

6 Responses to “This is where your money goes”

  • CaseyFenton-Entrepreneur

    Benchmark Capital lists Mr.Fenton as an Entrepreneur.

    Wikipedia definition:
    An entrepreneur is an owner or manager of a business enterprise who makes money through risk and initiative.[1][note 1] The term was originally a loanword from French and was first defined by the Irish-French economist Richard Cantillon. Entrepreneur in English is a term applied to a person who is willing to help launch a new venture or enterprise and accept full responsibility for the outcome. Jean-Baptiste Say, a French economist, is believed to have coined the word “entrepreneur” in the 19th century – he defined an entrepreneur as “one who undertakes an enterprise, especially a contractor, acting as intermediatory between capital and labour”.[note 2] A broader definition by Say: “The entrepreneur shifts economic resources out of lower and into higher productivity and greater yield.”

    Social entrepreneur

    A social entrepreneur is motivated by a desire to help, improve and transform social, environmental, educational and economic conditions. Key traits and characteristics of highly effective social entrepreneurs include ambition and a lack of acceptance of the status quo or accepting the world “as it is”. The social entrepreneur is driven by an emotional desire to address some of the big social and economic conditions in the world, for example, poverty and educational deprivation, rather than by the desire for profit. Social entrepreneurs seek to develop innovative solutions to global problems that can be copied by others to enact change.[2]

    Social entrepreneurs act within a market aiming to create social value through the improvement of goods and services offered to the community. Their main aim is to help offer a better service improving the community as a whole and are predominately run as non profit schemes. Zahra et al. (2009: 519) said that “social entrepreneurs make significant and diverse contributions to their communities and societies, adopting business models to offer creative solutions to complex and persistent social problems”.

    Hmm does not fit by this definition of a social entrepreneur either. Especially when you consider that the CS community was built by the volunteers, hosts and donations.

    The word THIEF comes to mind quite naturally.

  • CaseyFenton-Entrepreneur
  • WhiteGuysSupportTeam

    I’m horrified to see that Benchmark has let in 3-4 women and a few non-white males into the bastion. Where are their standards?

  • Seems like they updated their page about job options as well:

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