Archive for January 2014

Impact Investing in West Africa, a first analysis available online.

I have recently shared a number of resources and material about Impact Investing and also have mentioned my interest in Africa. Today, I have been reading this amazing report that mixes both of my current interests:  Impact Investing in West Africa, the first comprehensive analysis ever conducted on the impact investing industry in the region. The report aims…

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Innovation Centers in Africa

I am very interested in Innovation Centres and LABs and have been exploring and also visiting some in different countries. Lately, my focus has been in Africa. A lot has been written about the boom of innovation centres in Africa, but recently mHealth Africa published a great infographic that shows all those hubs on the continent. …

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Social Entrepreneurs: Have Your Say! An Interactive Event on social entrepreneurship in Europe

The European Commission has organised a super interesting two-day interactive event on social entrepreneurship in Europe which will enable you to: discuss the issues YOU want and feed that into the conclusions of the event learn from foreign experiences and create networks have your own stand to showcase your success If you are interested in Social…

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Incubators and accelerators for social businesses

If you are running a young social enterprise or looking to start one, a pit stop at a social enterprise incubator or accelerator program may be all you need to kick start your business.  Many of these programs provide social entrepreneurs with the opportunity to meet seasoned entrepreneurs and mentors, get advice, refine the business…

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My 10 favourite Social Innovation Practices

There are many practices and methods to facilitate Social Innovation and Collaborative Leadership that can be adapted depending to the context and needs of the specific problem we want to solve. I have mentioned  and written about many of them in this blog and have received a lot of questions and interest around them. Here…

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