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The Article:How To Raise Funds Efficiently For A Social Enterprise
The Publisher: Entrepreneur
The Scoop:Without the necessary funding your brilliant business vision may never be realised. Here are four ways for entrepreneurs to raise funding efficiently.
The Article:UK Social Enterprise Booms As Founders Try To Save The World
The Publisher: Financial Times
The Scoop:Social enterprise in the United Kingdom is flourishing, with some 70,000 businesses operating, contributing £24 billion to the economy and employing nearly 1 million people in the process. Find out how the rate of growth is accelerating in UK.
The Article:Social Innovation in Portugal
The Publisher: Cafébabel
The Scoop:Despite the severe crisis that the country is undergoing, the Portuguese social economy is benefiting from an unprecedented development within the social innovation sector.
The Article:Limited Fiscal Sponsorship: A New Tool In The Arsenal Of Social Enterprise
The Publisher: Forbes
The Scoop:Fiscal sponsors are evolving their practices to explore ways to support great ideas that benefit the greater good. Find out how savvy entrepreneurs are utilising fiscal sponsorship to propel their social enterprises.
The Article:The Journey From Inmate to Entrepreneur
The Publisher:Fast Company
The Scoop:Three quarters of released prisoners in America are eventually re-incarcerated, over half within their first year of freedom, but could entrepreneurship be the answer to America’s high recidivism rate?