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“This is a good time to be a social entrepreneur. The idea of building a profitable business that has an impact among people at the bottom of the pyramid is an attractive one. It has also created a palpable excitement amongst investors and business incubators, media and the government. However, social entrepreneurs seeking to combine meaningful impact with profitability face several challenges that are unique to the sector”.