Empowerment Plan is a nonprofit aimed at helping countless homeless people find jobs. To combat the country’s homeless crisis, the Plan hires homeless people and teaches them how to make coats for the homeless suffering on the streets.
Women’s Business Station, a new social enterprise in Dundee, received £10,000 funding from the Government’s Tampon Tax Community Fund for a project aimed at empowering women supported by four Dundee charities.
In this TechCrunch article, it tackles how social entrepreneurship is making a difference around the world and features social enterprises that are creating impact.
Among the social entrepreneurs featured are Toni Maraviglia, a former teacher, and Kago Kagichiri, a tech guru, who launched Eneza Education, an edtech platform that started in Kenya and has now spread to Ghana and Tanzania.
Fashion entrepreneur Amy Yeung moved her LA-based online apparel business Orenda Tribe to live on the Navajo reservation in New Mexico, among the indigenous sewers, jewelry makers, and artisans who are her suppliers.
The H&M Group has launched its Social Entrepreneurship Project in collaboration with global non-profit Nest.…
Isaac Biosse, a Kenyan-born Ghanaian photojournalist, is also a social entrepreneur. He has worked with…
The Larder Cook School in West Lothian is a social enterprise that trains young people…
TechSoup is tapping impact investors to raise capital to fund initiatives that enable the nonprofit organization to grow and strengthen its work.
TechSoup is a California-based social enterprise business that provides technology solutions worldwide and is running for more than 30 years.
Mission-driven companies have multiple options on how to structure their organization. But some organizations are already looking at the pros of the for-profit model and the cons of nonprofit structure. Learning from the pros and cons make straight for-profit the best approach to create a long-lasting impact.
EU-Startups features 10 success stories about social enterprises across Europe making positive, social impact while making money at the same time.
Airbnb’s social impact experiences enable hosts to partner with nonprofits to create meaningful interactions for local and global causes.
TERN, a social enterprise that empowers refugees in the UK, is helping refugees set up their own business. TERN is turning to tech to help solve some of these issues.
The Koun Association, a Casablanca-based social enterprise, has introduced an upcycling business to help creatively reuse waste to generate jobs.
Finnovation Lab, a Twin Cities-based program supported by the Bush Foundation, has graduated its inaugural class of social impact entrepreneurs from its fellowship program.
The Good Ideas Incubator Programme will benefit new social enterprises in Scotland, with 10 new project opportunities that will transform good ideas into new social ventures.
Colin Loveday, founder of Scotland’s first dedicated mobile social enterprise, aims to secure better telecommunications services and improve phone services for charities in Dundee.
Earlier in May, the Malaysian Global Innovations & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) kicked off their very…
One of the most significant challenges to social entrepreneurship and innovation is ensuring a diversity…