Improvement of the social entrepreneurship networking and educational possibilities in the Baltic Sea region

Taking into account the necessity of tackling social challenges social entrepreneurship (SE) has been recognized as a powerful tool to engage people and solve a lot of issues. However, a lone fighter is never enough, so the network building is the key to the success of social enterprises on a country, regional or international level. […]

5 lessons for social entrepreneurs on how to change the system

The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship manages the largest network of late-stage social entrepreneurs in the world. Yet when you talk to most entrepreneurs in our community, they describe their impact as a “drop in the ocean”. They say things such as: “I’m not even 5% of the way to where I want to be”. For a […]

20 recommendations from social entrepreneurs

Various kinds of support is needed when launching your social enterprise. While suggestions and advice from investors and customers is very helpful, nothing can be more valuable than advice from the social entrepreneurs themselves. Here is a list of 20 inspiring suggestions and recommendations from social entrepreneurs from Latvia. (Read the original article in Latvian […]

SOCIAL SEED Erasmus+ project has been granted!

Our SOCIAL SEED Erasmus+ project has been granted! Soon we start 2,5-year cooperation with partners from Spain, Italy and Germany. ✅SOCIAL SEED aims to design a new methodology to incubate socially excluded groups to entrepreneur – with an innovative approach- supported by private companies. It will be validated how should be a hybrid model of cooperation between […]

Organise a regional event as part of “European Social Economy Regions 2018” pilot

The European Commission Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Directorate General is launching a European Social Economy Regions 2018 pilot aiming at building effective networks of the social economy and social innovation stakeholders and raising awareness about the social economy at regional and local level. The pilot will bring together regional and local stakeholders, social […]