In Research


Year: 2019
Published in: SSRN Electronic Journal
Cited as: Terziev, Venelin, and Marin Georgiev. “Social entrepreneurship: support for social enterprises in Bulgaria.” International E-Journal of Advances in Social Sciences 5, no. 14 (2019): 744-749.


Bulgaria, Social entrepreneurship, Support, Social enterprises.


Social entrepreneurship is identified at European Union (EU) as a key instrument for regional cohesion and overcoming the problems of poverty and social exclusion. As part of its policy to promote the social economy and social innovation, social entrepreneurship contribute to achieving the strategic goals set in 2020.
Legally binding definition for social enterprise at EU level has not been introduced. However, in the last 5 years we have seen that the leading strategic and normative documents define uniformly key elements in the definition.