Social entrepreneurship is becoming more like mainstream entrepreneurship, and that's a good thing, Ryan Little insists. Over the next five to ten years, we can expect a shift in the way social enterprises are funded. Watch the video to get Ryan's complete trend forecast.

"Social entrepreneurship is becoming more like mainstream entrepreneurship, and that's a good thing."

Ryan Little is a seasoned social and environmental entrepreneur, Project Manager at the BMW Foundation, and co-founder of the Canadian charitable giving platform, CanadaHelps, the country’s national resource for online giving, capacity building, and social media best practices. The organization has facilitated over $600 million in donations since its establishment in 2000. At the BMW Foundation, Little heads the venture philanthropy and social entrepreneurship initiatives, does extensive across-organization advising, and coordinates for social startups at the German Startups Association.

These videos are presented in collaboration with the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG). 

Originally published June 13, 2015