How Peru's startup ecosystem is unlocking talent and driving inclusive growth

According to a story in Impact Alpha, one in four working-age individuals in Peru was involved in an early-stage company last year. A growing number Peruvian startups are using innovation to drive social progress and economic inclusion.

A healthy entrepreneurial ecosystem—and one taking aim at inclusive growth. Thanks to its fast-moving economy, active government support, and increasing international investment, Peru now hosts a thriving startup scene.

Peru's startup economy appears to be playing a role in improving the nation’s overall social development. Read the Entire Article


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Social Entrepreneurship Will Drive Future Generations

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A Social Enterprise Visionary

Faces of Small Business features Julie McKay, who founded Enable Social Enterprises that provide disadvantaged jobseekers with on the job experience through supportive work and learning programs....more

6 Things holding Back World Changing Social Entrepreneurship

Kyle Zimmer, President and Chief Executive Officer, First Book and Kristine Pearson, Founder and CEO, Lifeline Energy, discuss the real power of social entrepreneurs, but as it enters its fourth...more

The Entrepreneur Leveraging 2 Million Followers To Drive Dramatic Social Change

Steven Bartlett, a 26-year-old CEO and Founder of Social Chain, partnered with some of the world's top brands to lead a variety of social change initiatives. John Greathouse, a serial entrepreneur...more

Good Fashion Fund Launched

Fashion for Good (FFG), a a platform for sustainable fashion innovation, has initiated a new funding platform, which has recently launched to focus on on mobilising budding innovations within the...more

Ecosystem-based Approach - Future of Support for Social Enterprise?

Laura Reed, Head of Social Impact Partnerships at Seventh Street Ventures, and Jay Boolkin, co-founder at Social Change Central, discusses the Social Enterprise Ecosystem. They explain that the...more

Five Ways to Get Free Legal Help for Your Social Enterprise

Steve Moilanen, a social entrepreneur, shares his experiences on getting free legal help for social entrepreneurs. Moilanen stresses that it's not about how to avoid needing legal help but how to...more

Founders Pledge Creating A New Social Movement

London-based Founders Pledge, a young philanthropic organization, is using a hyper-efficient giving-forwards model to attract high tech entrepreneurs as "Pledgers." 100 percent of its proceeds are...more

TechSoup Gets $2.5 Million From VMware to help Nonprofits Scale Their Impact

TechSoup has recently received a $2.5 million grant from VMware Foundation to support initiatives to significantly expand its offerings and nearly double the number of nonprofit organizations it...more

Oxford Scholarship Goes to Aussie Social Enterprise Founder

Rangan Srikhanta, founder of Sydney-based One Education and its offshoot One Laptop per Child, is one of five individuals from around the world to be given a Skoll Scholarship to study an MBA at the...more






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Social Enterprises in Singapore Help Wedding Couples


Social Enterprises in Singapore Help Wedding Couples

Wedding couples are now turning to social enterprises for catering and other wedding needs. Singapore-based social enterprises like Bliss Restaurant and Catering and Minds Social Enterprises have seen how the “younger generation are spending more and veering towards more gourmet food choices, yet they are also more aware and supportive of the social mission behind social enterprises.”




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