Startup Social Entrepreneurs Help Finance Solar Power Social Enterprises

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The mindbogglingly large number of people in the world–1.3 billion–without access to electricity is providing a growing market opportunity for a lot of social entrepreneurs. I just wrote about one, Nokero, selling solar-powered light bulbs.

But SunFunder, another fledgling venture, takes a very different approach: It’s helping sellers of solar-powered lighting systems based mostly in Africa, India and other developing countries  find funding.

Read the full story from Forbes

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