Tag: Social Enterprise

Applications now open for Startup Impact! Startup Canada, in partnership with Mastercard, Cisco and the Investment Readiness Program has launched Startup Impact: SDG Pitch Competitions with the aim to highlight and encourage Canadian entrepreneurs whose startups embrace sustainability and fulfill one of the following 4 SDG’s: SDG 1: Poverty Reduction SDG 5: Gender Equality SDG […]

Social Venture Institute (SVI) is a four-day intensive conference for social entrepreneurs and mission-driven leaders. Travel to stunning Cortes Island September 16-20 to fine tune your business strategies, learn best practices for solving problems, and build lasting relationships with business peers and mentors. The conference is highly interactive, including workshops, free expert consulting sessions, peer […]

Social Venture Institute (SVI) is a two-day conference for social entrepreneurs and mission-driven leaders. Fine tune your business strategies, learn best practices for solving problems, and build lasting relationships with business peers and mentors. The conference is highly interactive, including workshops, free expert consulting sessions, peer coaching, and live business problem solving sessions. Update: Given […]

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) may seem like a commitment made by large corporations, but the practice of building a positive impact into your business plan can be done at any size. Besides your core offerings, what do you care about? Supporting other local businesses, alleviating homelessness, minimizing your environmental impact? Besides the feel-good social, environmental […]

Social responsibility is a common component of many forward-thinking businesses today. Yet, integrating a social purpose into your business can oftentimes seem like a daunting task. How should you contribute your company’s time, talent, or treasure? What cause should your company be aligned with? For many entrepreneurs, these questions are not always easily answered because […]

So Fun is a social enterprise fundamentals workshop that has been developed for those who want to learn more about the lean startup principles for social enterprise. This full-day workshop on January 19th (9:00am – 4:00pm) provides in-person education, contextual examples, exercises, and tools to help you build and grow a social enterprise. Using a […]