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This week in Social Entrepreneurship: Events, Insights, and More!

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We are in exciting times as this year comes to a close. While you may be busy planning your year-end activities, we wanted to keep you updated with what’s been happening and what’s to come in the world of social entrepreneurship.

We listed down a few events, some news reports, resources, and articles you might want to check out!

Opportunities and Events

Be an IMPACT Fellow!

IMPACT specialises in world-changing social enterprise education and invests in young minds by providing  opportunities and experiences that would allow them to hone their ambitions into social impact. If this is something you would want to be a part of, fellowship applications are open until 16 December, 11:59PM.

Social Enterprise Design Challenge 2017

StartSomeGood, together with The English Family Foundation, is looking for more social enterprises to support. This matched funding program might just be what you need to kickstart the launch of your social enterprise. Apply until 31 January 2017!

Global Social Entrepreneurship Summit –  February 23-25, 2017, Mumbai

Join other students in using the design thinking process to solve a need in their local community. This summit will bring together successful change-makers whom you can learn from. Registration deadline is January 15, 2017.

News, Reports, Insights

Social Entrepreneurship in the times of refugee crisis 

Do you ever wonder what social entrepreneurship actually does in this time of refugee crisis? Read this insightful article to find out.

E-Books for Social Entrepreneurs

Here are 4 e-books you might find interesting. The topics are on: (1) working in collaboration with local and indigenous communities, (2) the top not-to-do list for public consultation strategy design, (3) influence of social media in changing public consultation landscape, and (4) transform your public consultation strategies & drive project success.

How impact investing can reach the mainstream

McKinsey&Company talks about impact investing and how today’s tools and standards help ensure that social entrepreneurship is a more influential practice.

Inspiration

How to Balance the Demands of “Go Slow” with “Go Fast”

Read this to see what See Change Magazine has to say about navigating the “patient urgency” tension.

10 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Help Build a Nation that Wants Better for Everyone 

A relevant question: How do entrepreneurs as individuals ensure that they help maintain the peace to build a better nation in a chaotic environment?

7 Companies Empower You to Give Gifts That Give Back

With the holidays coming up, this list of companies that not only allow you to buy cool presents, but also let you give back to those in need may just be your helper as you go gift-shopping.

 

Let us know if you have events, opportunities, resources, news, insights, and other articles you would like to share. Email us at hello@startsomegood.com with “TWISE” in the subject line.

Author: StartSomeGood

StartSomeGood is the crowdfunding platform for social enterprise, non-profits and community groups. We've funded projects in 35 countries and have one of the best success rates in crowdfunding. www.startsomegood.com

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