Why would someone leave a promising career with Canada’s top video game studio to bootstrap an independent gaming studio? That’s what Derek MacNeil, MBA ’05, did in 2010 with the launch of SkyBox Labs.
With the growing popularity of social entrepreneurship, the subject has flourished into a field of academic scholarship. To help continue the conversation, Ivey’s Pierre L. Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship hosted an international academic symposium on the topic on April 6-8, 2017.
Social entrepreneurship is helping address some of the world's gravest problems. This phenomenon has also grown as an academic discipline and scholars are hoping their research can help further the impact of these social entrepreneurs.