Jed Emerson: Social Entrepreneurship Defies Definition

Jed Emerson is a social entrepreneur, a funder and investor and a critical observer of the field. His area of exploration is the Blended Value Proposition, focusing on advancing frameworks for assessing and tracking the value generated by social and cultural capital.”The thing that is striking is what we are really witnessing, I think, is the coming together of different schools,” says Emerson. “You got folks who are historically in the non-profit sector who are increasingly taking business acumens, skills, and frameworks and applying them toward community ends.