It is surprising how many times social entrepreneurs fail to follow the simple steps to a successful and powerful pitch. When you pitch, social investors want solutions, not problems. If they wanted an education on the issue, they could read a report or join a course. You’ve got to demonstrate that your venture not only has the… Read More Top Tips for Social Entrepreneurs: Pitch Perfect
For a big company, innovating is anticipating. It involves being able to spot weak signals, new ideas and models that will disrupt tomorrow’s markets. In only 10 years, changes in digital technology have deeply disrupted the rules of economic competition. In a faster and more interconnected world, companies that have been able to anticipate the… Read More Corporate leaders, don’t miss the social impact wave!
Social entrepreneurs are a big-hearted breed. They care deeply about more than earning a profit. They’re also passionate about making a difference. For some, such as Yoobi founder Ido Leffler and TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie, that means donating a product to an individual in need for every product purchased. For others, such as Scholly… Read More 7 Steps To Becoming A Successful Social Entrepreneur
The lean approach offers practical tips and creative organisational mindsets for rapid learning and prototyping, according to Michel Gelobter, in his new book, ‘Lean Startups for Social Change: The Revolutionary Path to Big Impact.’ Michel is the founder of green energy solutions firm Cooler Solutions, and has been a climate strategist for over 25 years.… Read More How social entrepreneurs can use lean startup principles for better impact
In 2015, the European Commission through the European Investment Fund announced a €92m investment facility for social entrepreneurs. It is one of the largest public sector commitments ever in this field. Bigger than Obama’s initialSocial Innovation Fund. Bigger than anything that has come out of the G8 Social Impact Investing Task Force. It took almost five years… Read More The best news for social entrepreneurs nobody noticed