This article aims to explore how nascent social businesses move beyond the incubation phase and it develops understanding of how early stage social businesses access finance to achieve growth. This exploratory and inductive study is based on four focus group discussions with early- stage social entrepreneurs, ‘successful’ social entrepreneurs who had achieved growth, and social impact investors.
|Number of pages||16|
|Journal||Social Enterprise Journal|
|Early online date||1 Aug 2016|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 2016|
- social business
- social entrepreneurs
- social impact