"Corporates could definitely be a strong help here. We know about CSR and the philanthropic work that many of them do. But what about going further and funding social entrepreneurs to lead business innovations. They could be the risk takers to…"
"Don't you think that if they get a community they can relate too, this won't be a problem any more as they could be represented as lead examples for positive change and raise the company's profile at the same time? "
"We are trying to build it with the various partners involved in this conversation. We want to create 2 strong communities, but not ones that would supported separately. It's important to bring together as working to achieve similar social…"
"From the social entrepreneur perspective, in many cases it is about finding the right partner who shares similar values. Finding the 'intrapreneur' within a company will be a more powerful alliance that struggling against a leadership…"
"Examples would be Colour ADD working to find solutions for colour blind people. Instead of building a social enterprise project that would exist as a separate entity, Color ADD teamed up with an intrapreneur at a pencil company to embed its social…"
"1) provide greater scaling opportunities for social entrepreneurs. Their ideas are flying quicker if they tap into the network of companies.
2) be a movement for change - breaking the walls between social and business to create bigger…"
The first event in the 2013 Event Series will focus on bridging the financing gap in agricultural value chains. Convened by Business Fights Poverty, the Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and Citi, the event brings together a panel of industry experts to explore the potential of large…See More
As a partnership manager I overlook the development and implementation of corporate partnerships. I have a specific focus on hybrid value chains / co-creation by bridging the gap between social entrepreneurs, corporates and the government. I also specialise in social finance and hybrid business models.
Topics on my radar:
Base of the Pyramid, Enterprise Development, Finance and Investment, Inclusive Business Models, Measuring Impact, Nutrition, Partnerships, Technology, Women and Business, Youth Enterprise, Other