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@GetLauncht Lessons Learned from Columbia Social Enterprise Conference
blog Crowdfunding

Last Friday Co-founder Spencer Taylor and I attended the Social Enterprise Conference at Columbia University. The conference’s goal was for speakers and attendees to engage in a deep dialogue...

Yen LeOct 10, 2012 05:48 pm GMT4415 views
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@GetLauncht Lessons Learned from Columbia Social Enterprise Conference
U of T, Ryerson and Humber Students Among 10 Finalists in OCE's Social Enterprise Student Competition
document Open Innovation

The finalists (a combination of individual and group efforts) were selected from more than 40 entries and represent a wide range of socially-innovative products and services. Four of the...

Fritz SchaeferFeb 27, 2013 11:09 pm GMT5390 views
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U of T, Ryerson and Humber Students Among 10 Finalists in OCE's Social Enterprise Student Competition
McMaster Student Among 10 Finalists in OCE's Social Enterprise Student Competition
document Open Innovation

The finalists (a combination of individual and group efforts) were selected from more than 40 entries and represent a wide range of socially-innovative products and services. Four of the...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 02, 2013 12:53 am GMT5767 views
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McMaster Student Among 10 Finalists in OCE's Social Enterprise Student Competition
CloudForce London: CEOs getting the idea of social enterprises
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The study of 150 CEOs – conducted by Coleman-Parkes Research – reported a recognition of the importance of social media. Specifically the survey found: 73% said social networks were...

Marco TorquatiNov 20, 2011 10:25 am GMT5695 views
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CloudForce London: CEOs getting the idea of social enterprises
New Crowdfunding Site For Social Enterprises To Tap The JOBS Act
document Crowdfunding

Called Impact Trader, the Chicago-based startup, which was formed in November, aims, in the words of co-founder John Jordan, “to create a capital marketplace for social enterprise projects.”

Tonya Van Dijk May 13, 2012 02:18 pm GMT5441 views
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New Crowdfunding Site For Social Enterprises To Tap The JOBS Act
9 nonprofits and social enterprises creating incredible communities online
article Distributed Knowledge

Here are some of the nonprofits and social enterprises creating incredible communities online: -DonorsChoose.org - They've done a great job of creating an online community around...

Adam FrazerDec 09, 2012 12:45 am GMT2505 views
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9 nonprofits and social enterprises creating incredible communities online
Social funding for social enterprises
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

"Social enterprise experts, including Cliff Prior, CEO of UnLtd, think [crowdfunding] is perhaps the hottest fundraising prospects the sector has seen in years."

Cristina CaineFeb 02, 2011 06:01 am GMT6094 views
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Social funding for social enterprises
StartSomeGood Co-founder Tom Dawkins Shares Lessons in Crowdfunding Social Enterprises
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According to StartSomeGood co-founder Tom Dawkins, they have learned more and more the power of focusing on the positive impact social entrepreneurs are making rather than just talking about the...

Claire MackayFeb 25, 2012 02:30 am GMT1880 views
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StartSomeGood Co-founder Tom Dawkins Shares Lessons in Crowdfunding Social Enterprises
Spigit Recognized as a Hot Company in the Emerging Social Enterprise Market
document 

The five-year-old Company has seen significant success bolstered by a rapidly growing customer base, with 2011 milestones including: The launch of ICON -- a free crowdsourcing platform that...

Jason RobbinsJun 29, 2012 08:01 am GMT4963 views
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Spigit Recognized as a Hot Company in the Emerging Social Enterprise Market
Social Enterprises Aim to Conquer the Food Crisis
article Open Innovation

The Hult Prize invites students from around the globe to solve the world's most pressing issues. Through crowdsourcing, training, mentorship and funding, the competition seeks to launch next...

Claire MackaySep 06, 2013 02:07 am GMT823 views
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Social Enterprises Aim to Conquer the Food Crisis
Crowdsourcing for social enterprise
article Open Innovation, Tools

This is why we have created Babele, an open innovation platform that aims to support social entrepreneurs create viable business models through the collaboration and participation of the crowd. The...

Jayne AnnSep 21, 2014 02:04 pm GMT800 views
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Crowdsourcing for social enterprise
Crowdsourcing Social Enterprise: People-Powered Investment
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Through crowdfunding, 33Needs, along with other platforms like KIVA, Funding Circle, and UnLtd, are changing the way social enterprise is funded.

These platforms offer more efficient capital movement than traditional funding sources, and are able to significantly scale the social impact because, according to Josh Tetrick, Founder and CEO of 33Needs, it inherently builds up a community of people that become supporters since it creates a connectedness that is not possible through venture capital and angel investors.  The investor is excited about his or her investment and will work hard to spread the word and raise awareness through social media and their own personal network.

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Cristina CaineFeb 15, 2011 08:50 pm GMT11928 views
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Demandware Enables Social Enterprise Collaboration for Digital Commerce
document Distributed Knowledge

Demandware, Inc. (NYSE: DWRE), a leader in on-demand ecommerce, today announced Collaboration Center, a new social enterprise workspace for users of the Demandware Commerce platform....

Tim SatterthwaiteNov 14, 2012 12:44 pm GMT1454 views
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Demandware Enables Social Enterprise Collaboration for Digital Commerce
Crowdfunder launches Social Enterprise Hub to connect investors with groups seeking to better the world
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Crowdfunder, an online business crowdfunding platform, has launched a new service called the Social Enterprise Hub. It’s goal is to connect potential investors with those enterprise organizations...

Jason RobbinsDec 21, 2012 02:28 am GMT2467 views
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Crowdfunder launches Social Enterprise Hub to connect investors with groups seeking to better the world
Crowdfunder Launches Social Enterprise Hub, Connecting Impact Investors with Social Entrepreneurs
document Crowdfunding

“Crowdfunding is inherently social,” said Chance Barnett, co-founder and CEO of Crowdfunder. “We are using the power of crowdfunding to accelerate impact investment and contribution, bringing a...

Benjamin FosselDec 21, 2012 05:56 am GMT1950 views
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Crowdfunder Launches Social Enterprise Hub, Connecting Impact Investors with Social Entrepreneurs
Social Project.PH aims to raise crowdfunding for social enterprises
article 

SocialProject.PH is a platform for Philippine social enterprises and non-profit organizations to raise funds for compelling and relevant social projects that will help to alleviate poverty in the...

SocialProject.PHMay 26, 2013 12:19 pm GMT1758 views
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Social Project.PH aims to raise crowdfunding for social enterprises
The Difficulty of Starting Up a Social Enterprise in a Warzone
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"[Those empowered to make a change] come from different backgrounds and aren't [always] experienced in social work or community organising," says Rebecca Chiao, co-founder of...

Harshida PatelAug 18, 2013 10:54 am GMT617 views
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The Difficulty of Starting Up a Social Enterprise in a Warzone
Crowdfunding Investment for Social Enterprises
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Social entrepreneurs begin by applying to the 33needs investment committee, providing information and an introductory video to their project. If they are accepted then they can select a 30 or 60...

Archenette EvangelioJan 22, 2011 08:18 am GMT5907 views
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Crowdfunding Investment for Social Enterprises
Funding your start-up social enterprise
document 

“Crowd-funding is fund raising:” says Theresa Burton, CEO and co-founder, Buzzbnk. “Entrepreneurs need to understand who their targets are, and build their own crowd.”

Pablo BracciniJan 27, 2012 10:41 pm GMT1827 views
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Funding your start-up social enterprise
How enterprise philanthropy can unleash the potential of impact investing
article Crowdfunding

Acumen Fund, aims to support financially sustainable and scalable social enterprises that provide critical goods and services in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.Their growth over the past 11...

Benjamin FosselNov 30, 2012 08:53 am GMT2107 views
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How enterprise philanthropy can unleash the potential of impact investing
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