The number of business start-ups in Germany – measured in terms of business registrations, and thus also the number of entrepreneurs – has fallen steadily in absolute terms over the last decade. But the picture is completely different in the social and health care sector, where social enterprise start-ups are booming. In this episode, I will dig a little bit into this, especially into the question of how important entrepreneurial skill are for social work and health care sector. First, we will look at statistics and the development of business start-ups in Germany in general. After I am going to describe the situation for social enterprises. Last, but not least, I will dwell on the question of what can be done with this knowledge?

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