Nov 13, 2019
Social Business Conference InTSEnSE in Vilnius, Lithuania

On 8th of November a Social Business Conference, “Internationalising Trading for Social Enterprise Sustainability and Education” (InTSEnSE) was held in Vilnius city municipality, Lithuania. The international InTSEnSE conference was a great success since 95 participants from 11 countries (Pakistan, Latvia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, Italy, Hungary, Poland, Lithuania) attended the conference. In order to[…]

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Nov 12, 2019
Wrexham conference aims to break down borders for region’s social enterprises

A CONFERENCE which aims to help social enterprises tap into new markets across the globe is to be held at Wrexham Glyndwr University. The free conference will be looking at how social enterprises can access the growing opportunities both in the UK and internationally. Social enterprises can operate as commercial enterprises – but they focus[…]

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Nov 08, 2019
Dissemination Event: Promoting InTSEnSE among Freiburg social entrepreneurs- Social Innovation Lab- short profile

We are happy to announce that we could win the Social innovation Lab as one of our presenters at our dissemination event on the 18th of November 2019. The Social Innovation Lab will be represented by Corinna Kämpfe. The idea behind the Social Innovation Lab was born in and around Grünhof. Grünhof is an incubator and[…]

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Oct 20, 2019
Promoting InTSEnSE in the Development Agency of Karditsa (AN.KA.S.A.) in which 14 Social Enterprises get support during the startup period

On September 27th, 2019, prof. Dimitra Papadimitriou traveled to the city of Karditsa, Central Greece, to present the project’s outcomes and held meetings with the CEO (Mr. Bellas) and staff of ANKASA on how to bring the outcomes of InTSEnSE closer to Greek Social Enterprises (SEs). ANKASA is supporting a network of 14 different Social[…]

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Oct 09, 2019
InTSEnSE Project Dissemination in International Community Forum “Telšiai-2019”, Lithuania

On 4-6th of October an International Community Forum “Telšiai-2019” was held in Telšiai, Lithuania. On the second day of the forum, Innovation Office project coordinator Milda Koženiauskaitė participated as a speaker with a report “Socialinis verslumas vetoes bendruomenėse: iššūkiai ir galimybės” (eng. “Social business in local communities: challenges and opportunities”). Firstly, it was important to[…]

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Oct 01, 2019
5 discussions in 5 different cities: ”You and social entrepreneurship-is it necessary?”

During September Ministry of Welfare of the Republic of Latvia in cooperation with the Social Entrepreneurship Association of Latvia organized discussions in 5 different cities of Latvia with the title: ”You and social entrepreneurship-is it necessary”. Discussions took place in Liepaja, Valmiera, Daugavpils, Jelgava and started at the beginning of September and were finalized with[…]

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Sep 22, 2019
Identity and value: beyond the impact

During the first day of work of the XVII workshop on social enterprise, “Identity and value: beyond the impact”, organized by Iris Network, questions are raised about the relationship between volunteering and social enterprise. The meeting, curated by Marco Musella, president of the Network, attended by Guido Memo, director Not for Profit; Marco Gargiulo, president[…]

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Sep 17, 2019
International Support for Internationalisation

When social enterprises consider trading, operating or replicating into a new country, many look for sources of support and help. Most of this support is offered at a local or national level, but there are some sources of support that operate internationally. This can be divided up into four areas: The legal or policy framework[…]

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Sep 11, 2019
Social enterprise, for the first time in 5 years the sector is in decline in Italy

For the first time, after 5 years of constant growth, social enterprises have registered a decline. Although the sector remains “vital and lively”, this first drop should be recorded. This is the synthesis that Laura Bongiovanni, president of the Isnet Association that aims to promote the development of the social economy in Italy, did during[…]

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Sep 10, 2019
Record low: Hardly anyone still wants to become self-employed in Germany

Germany is slowly running out of founders. Fewer and fewer people opt for self-employment because of the good situation in the labor market. But there are exceptions. Sebastian Däuwel from Speyer has a good laugh. His bakery start-up is growing steadily. In front of his sales outlet in an inconspicuous commercial area, customers regularly queue[…]

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