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ET Startup Awards 2021: nominees for soc...

This prize will reward the startup that best embodies the “double bottom line” model that combines profits and public good. YourDost AND Tech Founded in: 2014 Founders: Richa Singh and Puneet Manuja Situated at: Bangalore Key investors: Elevation Capital, Phanindra Sama (redBus), Paula Mariwala (Seedfund) What he does: YourDost is a digital platform for promoting […]

Social enterprise of this woman entrepre...

Phalguni Joshi was embarrassed that the only livelihood of the Nilagiri tribal community, Odisha, was to work in the quarries, which proved detrimental to their health and well-being. To create another source of income, she began to train tribal women in bamboo weaving. Phalguni initially faced resistance from the community to learn the craft and […]

Social enterprise forum organized to unl...

Africa Skills Hub, in partnership with Norsaac Ghana, Social Enterprise Ghana and Northern Development Authority, organized the Social Enterprise Forum to discuss an action plan for the catalysis of the social entrepreneurship ecosystem of the northern region of Ghana. Speakers also discussed and shared their knowledge and expertise on approaches to tackle the theme with […]

Social enterprise forum held in Tamale t...

Africa Skills Hub, in partnership with Norsaac Ghana, Social Enterprise Ghana and Northern Development Authority, organized the Social Enterprise Forum on the theme “Unlocking the Wealth Creation Potential for Women through Social Entrepreneurship”. The event held at the Mariam Hotel in Tamale on August 31, 2021 brought together key stakeholders who came together to discuss […]

Exploring the Art of Business: Felipe Ce...

The HBS Summer Fellowship program allows students to apply their training in the classroom while exploring career opportunities in roles or regions where pay is typically lower than the traditional MBA level. This summer, we connect with some of our 59 Social Enterprise Summer Fellows, who work around the world to develop skills and knowledge […]

Social Enterprise Photocopy Gets Six-Fig...

Founder and Managing Director Ian Gray: “SP&C was created to tackle the abuses plaguing the printing and photocopying industries and to support SMEs that do not have access to proper financing. “ Social Print and Copy (SP&C) received £ 100,000 from Social Investment Scotland (SIS) and over £ 50,000 from the Scottish Government’s Adapt and […]

Glencraft hires oil and gas chief as Sco...

A luxury mattress maker, which is one of Scotland’s oldest social enterprises, has recruited an oil and gas industry veteran to be its new chief executive. Glencraft, which provides opportunities for blind, partially blind and disabled people, has announced that Donald MacKay will succeed Graham McWilliam as head of the Aberdeen-based charity. Mr. MacKay joins […]