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Interesting article: Lessons from SOCAP – It’s time to get serious

November 11, 2012

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Interesting and thought-provoking blog post by Max Pichulik guest-blogger for Next Billion. He shares his reflections on the social entrepreneurship sector and ecosystem after having attended the recent SOCAP conference. Pichulik writes: “This year’s SOCAP gathering was an absolute treasure chest of insights, dot connecting, networking and intellectual feasting upon solving the world’s greatest challenges. […]

India social entrepreneur of the year 2012: Anshu Gupta of Goonj

November 7, 2012

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World Economic Forum announced in a press release yesterday that Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship has selected Anshu Gupta as the India Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2012, for the great work accomplished through his social entrepreneurial venture, Goonj. “The solution is lying in your cupboard”   Best practice social enterprise: eye for scale & […]

The world’s largest movement

July 6, 2012

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Something powerful is taking place across the planet. “It is my belief that we are a part of a movement, that is greater, and deeper, and broader than we ourselves know, or can know. It flies under the radar of the media by and large….” the author of Blessed Unrest and founder of Wiser.org Paul […]

100WHF – Stanford conference: channeling the power of finance for social change

February 8, 2012

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A new era of Alpha and Altruism March 23, 2012 @ Boston Harbor Hotel, Boston, MA “(..) Join this one-day finance conference that aims to inspire collaboration between foundations, allocators, and asset managers to push the envelope of social impact and innovation. Attendees can choose between social impact and finance tracks. Speakers include: Lisa Hall, […]

Interesting social enterprise conferences and events for fall 2011

October 2, 2011

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What are you participating in this year of social entrepreneurship related conferences, events, award shows and such? Perhaps your organization is hosting such a happening? Below are some of the interesting events to keep an eye on this fall of 2011. October 19th – October 22nd 2011 PopTech 2011: The World Rebalancing, Camden, Maine, USA […]

Are you the next Social Entrepreneur of the Year? Prestigious competition in Brazil, Venezuela, and India

April 18, 2011

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Social entrepreneurs of Brazil, Venezuela, and India – this is something which might be of interest and great value to you. Schwab Foundation in collaboration with World Economic Forum is hosting a competition on finding the ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year’ 2011 and in those three countries it’s still open for participation.  The competition in […]

The growth of Skoll Foundation and the social entrepreneurship field: interview with Sally Osberg

March 23, 2011

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As Skoll World Forum 2011 rapidly approaches Rahim Kanani of World Affairs Commentary has conducted an in-depth interview with CEO and President of The Skoll Foundation, Sally Osberg. Being by the helm since 2001 Sally Osberg looks back, in retrospect, at the development of the field of social entrepreneurship in general and Skoll Foundation as […]