Compared with 2016 it became easier for social entrepreneurs to sell to the public, as the ranking in this category advanced 18 places to 16th, and conditions for social entrepreneurs to start and grow their business marginally improved by five points to 38th place. As a result, the overall ranking was up 2 spots to 40th place.
"To be a social entrepreneur in Venezuela is an act of courage. There are so many problems to solve ... However, we have demonstrated that even in the worst conditions we can succeed and create extraordinary triple impact if we work together."