CoSED blog is a place for informing and learning about social entrepreneurship and solidarity economy in Serbia and the world. We promote a business model that cares for the community and contributes to answering to socio-economic and development challenges. In addition to educational posts, we broadcast first-hand Serbian social entrepreneurship success stories.

Learn about social entrepreneurship

Although not a new business model social entrepreneurship is becoming a major trend for all those who see the meaning of their business in caring for people and the planet. The CoSED blog is a place where we learn about: What is social entrepreneurship? What are positive social impact and social mission in business? What social and economic problems do social enterprises deal with? How does this business model work in the existing market? How sustainable are social enterprises? What are the ways of financing social enterprises? What are social innovations and what are they for? What are the similarities and differences in the concepts of social entrepreneurship and socially responsible business? Why is social entrepreneurship considered a “business of the future”? What is needed for the development of social entrepreneurship? How can the state and the market contribute to its development? How can citizens help social enterprises to support community development more sustainably?

Interviews with social enterprises

How many times have you heard of entrepreneurs that are “changing the world”? For people who started companies with a goal of creating a positive social impact and introducing changes that build a better future? Who are social entrepreneurs in Serbia? What is the business experience of these people? What were their motives? What challenges did they face on the way to developing their social enterprises? What products or services do social enterprises provide? How do social enterprises cope with economic and social crises? How do they function in a country that does not have a Law on Social Entrepreneurship? Do they do business in foreign markets and in what way? What does the community of social entrepreneurs look like? CoSED blog is a place where we will answer these and other questions with the first hand stories of social entrepreneurs!