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Recommended resources for research related to entrepreneurship, startups and commercialization: from science and technology literature to market research and patents.

Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Starting a business that has a social as well as economic impact? This guide contains resources and information for social enterprises and sustainable innovations.

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Social innovation at U of T

Social entrepreneurship redefined

This video, produced as part of the MaRS Entrepreneurship 101 series, distinguishes between traditional charities and non-profits and "new forms of social ventures and triple bottom-line business models."

Bcorps and Benefit Corporations

B Corps are a new business model with a double bottom line, certified by the non-profit B Lab "to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency."