Archive for June, 2019
Jun 25, 2019
Promoting InTSEnSE in the academic community

This week myself and Dr Shane O’Sullivan are attending the 7th International Social Enterprise Research Conference organised by the EMES network. The conference is being hosted by Sheffield Hallam University and it is the first time that the conference has been held in the United Kingdom. The EMES International Research Network has held major international[…]

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Jun 14, 2019
National Conference “Woman – Creator of Social Business: The Experience of Hillary Project” in Vilnius, Lithuania

On May 16th, 2019, a national social entrepreneurship conference called “Woman – Creator of Social Business: The Experience of Hillary Project” was held in Vilniaus Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences, Lithuania. The conference presentations were concentrating specifically on women and social entrepreneurship. The main topics were the following: empowerment of women in social business;[…]

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Jun 06, 2019
Social Entrepreneurship Forum 2019 in Riga, Latvia

On May 24th almost 200 participants gathered to the 10th Social Entrepreneurship Forum in Riga, Latvia. Can social entrepreneurship be a successful business? This was the main question of this year’s forum. The answers were sought during the lectures, workshops, and competitions throughout the day. The first part of the day was dedicated to the[…]

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Jun 04, 2019
Social Entrepreneurship in Germany- current insights

Germany has a long-standing tradition of social entrepreneurs – beginning with Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen, who helped initiate the cooperative movement in the 19th century. He created the Raiffeisen organization for poor farmers who could not afford to buy seeds and fertilizer but could buy them cheaper together. The “green credit” provided for them to pay[…]

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