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#SOKickoff | Eco-System Meeting Social Entrepreneurship Amsterdam

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THERE’S A NEW TRAVEL GUIDE IN TOWN! #BMC ALUMNI

The online travel guide for the Conscious Urban Traveller   Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 2016 – Conscious Travel Guide is live! As locals of popular cities around the world, we give Conscious Urban Travellers great tips; starting in Amsterdam. To… Read the rest

“It’s an Afriek! Foxy, smart, social change-making high fashion”

MEMBER STORY – There is a sense of admiration in the air. Condensing on the vibrant African colours and Dutch design. Starch in contrast with the grey mass of fellow suitors in the game. Is this the candidate that passes… Read the rest

Social Entrepreneurship Diaries Ep.2 #podcast

EP. 02 – THE HYBRID SPIRIT Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 28:09 | Size: 25,7 Mb | Recorded on March 23, 2016     All social entrepreneurship projects share one underlying characteristic: hybridity. Pursuing social goals… Read the rest

#Interview: Pascale Moreau – Sustainable Apparel Coalition

When we hear the expression “achieving scale”, thoughts of big, bold international brands come to mind. But the non-profit Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is looking to use that same term with those same brands in order to achieve its own… Read the rest

#Interview: Wendelien Hebly – Yoni

By Jeff Funekotter We recently sat down for a discussion with one of the pioneers (ok, THE pioneer) of the EU Benisi and Scaling program at the Impact Hub Amsterdam.   In early 2015, Wendelien Hebly, along with her business… Read the rest

The Social Entrepreneurship Diaries – 1st episode #Podcast

The first episode of The Social Entrepreneurship Diaries is out!   This episode takes you on a journey through history, exploring the century-old roots of social entrepreneurship within the larger field of European social economy. Listen to the podcast and… Read the rest

Impact ondernemen maakt uniek

Impact ondernemen maakt uniek: Business Model Challenge #9   Heb jij een geweldig idee? Of heb je een onderneming waarmee je impact op de wereld wilt maken? Tijdens de Business Model Challenge brengen wij jouw idee of onderneming naar een getest,… Read the rest

“We help start-up entrepreneurs to focus”

An interview with Lodewijk van Thiel, Senior Associate / Lawyer at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek It is Wednesday morning around noon, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek is waiting for me. Lodewijk van Thiel, having now worked at De Brauw for 3.5… Read the rest

Impact story: Shawna Snow – ‘Reckoning’

By Nadine Maarhuis Before launching a social enterprise, Shawna Snow worked as a science teacher in California. Being part of the educational field on a daily basis enabled her to discover the gaps in the current system. In order to… Read the rest

Applications are open! European Social Innovation Competition

We’re thrilled to announce that the 2016 European Social Innovation Competition, aiming to support the reception and integration of refugees and migrants in Europe, has today been launched in Amsterdam. This year, we’re looking for creative approaches that realise the… Read the rest

#Meetthetrainer | Art of Hosting 2016 | Laura

Laura on her experience with the Art of Hosting training What question has brought you to do an Art Of Hosting – Social Innovation training in the past? I’ve always been curious to understand what is our role in transforming… Read the rest

#Meetthetrainer | Art of Hosting 2016 | Mohamed

Mohammed on his experience with the Art of Hosting training     When I arrived I thought I just needed a toolbox or methodology that would provide me with a quick fIx for the problems and challenges I faced. The… Read the rest

Duurzame projecten gezocht voor crowdfunding

Heeft u een innovatief, werkbaar idee om de wereld duurzamer en socialer te maken, maar niet genoeg geld voor een goede start? Dan is hier uw kans: Voordewereldvanmorgen.nl enOneplanetcrowd gaan samen vier tot zes projecten begeleiden bij crowdfunding. Wat is… Read the rest