Posts by Paul Polak
An Open Letter to Larry Page: Paul Polak urges Google CEO to invest in for-profit poverty alleviation
Google CEO Larry Page recently said he’d rather hand over his cash to Elon Musk, of Tesla, than donate it to a philanthropic organization. In an open letter, social entrepreneurship veteran Paul Polak suggests a third way for Google to make money and help the poor.
Should we crafting a be a business system that enhances the livelihoods of poor people without making a profit for outside investors? Or should it make a profit for investors as well as the poor people who are served by it? To me the answer is obvious.