Originally published June 13, 2015.

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).