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Sep 11, 2017
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
British Council takes a look at the potential of social entrepreneurship in the transformation of global education systems.
Jun 6, 2016
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
Second of two pieces from an international perspective, this one about the additional costs entrepreneurs face leading change in hard places.
Jun 6, 2016
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
The first of two pieces, from our international work - what makes some places more difficult than the UK?
Aug 24, 2015
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
One of our cofounders Katarsis Ventures summarises this opportunity for enterprises to be recognised, funded and supported for their intercultural innovation, including the UK!
Feb 13, 2015
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
Your idea could change the world and yet investors still reject your proposal, even at an early stage. Why is that?
Oct 9, 2014
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
As an almost throw away comment, some clients say, "When we are done, we will franchise and take over the world." Must is said about franchising and "social" franchising needs just as much strategic thinking.
Oct 9, 2014
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
Many of our clients are relying on referrals to grow their business. These are sensitive to the relationship you create with your referral partners.
Oct 9, 2014
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
Home truths about fundraising to sit more neatly with investment readiness.
Sep 12, 2014
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
When and why do charities and social enterprises merge for the right reasons?
Aug 14, 2014
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
Second Change Readiness blog discussing the things to think about when planning a budget for change projects.
Aug 13, 2014
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
Paper highlights the exciting developments in charity bonds as well as opportunities for future development.
Aug 13, 2014
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
The UK government's new tax relief scheme for social investment encourages individuals to support social enterprises and helps social enterprises access new sources of finance.
Aug 10, 2014
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
ÂŁ10 million fund to enable ambitious social enterprises, voluntary and community organisations to become investment ready, scalable and sustainable.
Apr 29, 2014
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
Nothing can delay the ambitious plans of an enterprise more completely than realising they are not as ready for change as they thought.
Apr 14, 2014
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
Can social investment help realise the potential of social enterprises to grow beyond the specification?
Feb 27, 2014
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
Social investor shares their desire to see social enterprises bolder when it comes to shaping markets.
Jan 24, 2014
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
What really happens during the process of becoming investment ready?
Dec 20, 2013
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
#SocEnt2020 #socent will be EU's R&D lab for social issues
Dec 17, 2013
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
Radical Capital enables big money to find the undiscovered big ideas for social change. The currency is innovation in demand and supply.
Dec 10, 2013
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
The British Council is inviting debate about what will Social Enterprise look like in Europe by 2020?
Apr 19, 2013
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
What does your independence mean to you? How reliant are you on things staying the same during so much change?
Apr 19, 2013
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
In many cases weak governance can be addressed and good governance incubated, as long as you catch the infection early.
Sep 25, 2012
Category:General 
Posted by: richard
The UK has an international reputation in the field of social investment. When will its early success in social investment influence its strong reputation in the field of international development?
Jul 11, 2012
Category:General 
Posted by: ianfitch
Define local. Ask a “local third sector” public service provider what is local and they will probably say, “Us”.
Jul 11, 2012
Category:General 
Posted by: ianfitch
Competing for a marginal share of local markets in public service delivery could limit the ability of the social enterprise movement to transform the way public services happen. This is why scale is crucial.