Diaspora Demo Experience is a weekend full of African entrepreneurship workshops, receptions hosted at African embassies, co-working spaces and incubators, an African music concert, community hackathon, private investor dinners, and highlighted with tiphub’s marquee Startup Showcase spotlighting emerging companies and social enterprises focused on Africa and the African diaspora.
IWRM will help you to develop a clear strategy for dialogue with institutional donors, the government, and business communities in your country. Tap into a global network of fellow fundraising professionals from around the world.
An immersive learning experience over three action-packed days.
Richly curated content shared over 25 sessions with 20 experienced trainers.
A simple idea, trusted and developed, can change the course of our lives and that of society. Every great company and invention came, at first, as an idea. Taking these ideas and bringing them into the world is what entrepreneurs have always done.
This takes awareness, confidence, and developing great teams. Today more than ever there is a new brand of entrepreneurs seeking to lead companies with mindfulness and social intelligence.
Join us for this meetup at LinkedIn San Francisco where we will take a deep dive into the art of conscious entrepreneurship – how we can create successful & innovative companies that align with our greater purpose.
Finance for Change invites investors, social funders, financial entrepreneurs and other changemakers to explore the potential of finance to create a more sustainable and equitable future for our societies.
Finance for Change offers a range of formats to get inspired, learn, connect and co-create the kind of financial system we want. Join a growing community of dedicated individuals and organizations using their financial in combination with their human, social and physical capital to make a lasting impact for society!
San Francisco, California & London, England - 45 DaysTuesday
On 13 September 2016, the TrustLaw team and social innovation experts will run a full-day accredited legal training course on social enterprise and impact investing.
This course will explore key legal issues and trends in the burgeoning social innovation space and provide lawyers and other professionals with the skills they need to advise the different stakeholders in the sector. It is the first of its kind to combine hands-on legal training with practical case studies and excellent networking opportunities, facilitating strategic discussions and the sharing of best practices in the realm of social entrepreneurship and impact investing.
Teaching will be delivered with a mix of lectures, panels, and interactive activities facilitated by academics, lawyers, social investors and social entrepreneurs themselves.
At the end of this training, participants will become part of a community of practice and should be able to:
- Understand the shape of the social economy in the U.S. and how the U.S. has positioned itself as a leading player in this space globally
- Advise on the appropriate business structure for different social enterprises and on different mechanisms to lock social mission into business activities
- Recognize the key legal issues facing social entrepreneurs to help ensure agreements and commercial documentation reflect the financial and social realities of this rapidly growing sector
- Have a clear understanding of some of the different tools used to inject capital into socially focused businesses, including social impact bonds, crowdfunding and impact investment funds
The training will also be held in London again this year, with a breakfast series format over three days on 19, 25 and 27 October 2016. For more information on the London training agenda and registration, check out our website or reach out to Shiura at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Johannesburg, South Africa - 1 DayWednesday
This workshop brings together insurance professionals from across Africa to inspire new approaches, share experiences and fill knowledge gaps on optimising distribution for insurance products targeting low-income customers.
Microinsurance can be profitable and sustainable, whilst providing clients with valuable protection against risk. However, the sector is still facing several challenges and there is a need for insurance professionals to learn from experiences of others whilst maintaining their competitive edge. This event is intended to facilitate a learning and networking experience that will provide you with new insights and business knowledge in the area of distribution, and build new industry relationships to help you boost your business.
Diaspora Demo Pitch applications are open to all persons who are 18 years or older with a technology enabled company based in, focused on or with one or more founders from the continent of Africa, the African Diaspora or of African descent. Applicants may only submit one application per year.
A social enterprise is an organization that applies commercial strategies to maximize improvements in human and environmental well-being. It completely re-writes the book on how to make positive impact in communities.
MakeSense is organizing #SenseCamp Lisbon, Portugal´s first UnConferene on Social Entrepreneurship.
An UNCONFERENCE is an event run by participants.
Attendees set the agenda for what’s discussed, lead the sessions and workshops that fill the schedule, and create an environment of innovation and productive discussion.
Don´t expect a set programme: While some workshops and speakers will be prepared by the organizing team, there will be plenty of space for people to step up and propose topics, ideas and sessions that are relevant to the community.
Money20/20 delivers the 4 most productive days on the industry calendar. With the biggest exhibit hall, greatest networking opportunities and largest speaker roster, Money20/20 delivers an exemplary experience highlighting the boldest and the best of the industry. Attendance at Money20/20 has been the catalyst for countless partnerships, investments and initiatives leading to trillions of dollars in value.
Money20/20 is unique in delivering the most senior audience of geographically diverse decision makers who represent every key sector and size of organizations in an increasingly complex payment and financial services ecosystem. We’ve experienced incredible growth since our inaugural 2012 event and we’re maintaining that momentum as the industry continues to consolidate around Money20/20.