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Five things every social entrepreneur needs to know about social investment

You set out to change the world, and now you are, one step at a time. So could social – as opposed to mainstream – investment turbocharge your organisation? 1. Social investment works Social investment may be a much better…

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Paying the rent and hearing all about it

Social Incubator East is inviting to the third Social venture Weekend on 27 February–1 March 2015, taking place at Cambridge Judge Business School. The Social Venture Weekend is comprised of two-and-a-half days of intensive training provided by faculty and practitioners…

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Business Weekly: OpenJamJar lift-off from Social Venture Weekend at Judge Business School

One of the first social ventures to get a big boost from the Social Venture Weekend at Cambridge Judge Business School is a firm called OpenJamJar, that helps both landlords and renters navigate payment procedures on housing. Read the full…

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Cambridge News: Business advisor Paul Hughes gives us his bucket list

Paul Hughes is a busy Business Advisor, Mentor, Entrepreneur and Dad. He runs an EU-funded Start-up and Growth Advisor Programme for cleantech and environmental business at the Future Business Centre Cambridge, he mentors early-stage social entrepreneurs at Cambridge Social Ventures,…

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Sara Horsfall, Founder & Director of Ginibee

Job-sharing is one of the fastest-growing models of flexible working, yet perhaps the least understood. As one of the stars of this summer's Cambridge Judge Business School Social Venture Weekend, Sara Horsfall is looking to change all that. Everyone has…

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Cambridge News: Weekend will help social ventures grow

Social ventures face more challenges than normal businesses because the people involved want to make a difference. Bringing entrepreneurs together at events like this is hugely beneficial. Belinda Bell, programme director at Social Incubator East, on the upcoming Social Venture…

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Cambridge News: Social Venture Weekend set for Cambridge Judge

All-comers are invited to bring along their ideas for a new or young 'social venture' – that is, a business which aims to solve a problem or make life better for others in some way, and is not solely focused…

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Forbes: All for the good – can incubators supercharge social ventures?

According to professional association UKBI there are currently around 300 incubators in the United Kingdom, supporting more than 12,000 innovative businesses. For those lucky enough to be selected, a good incubator programme can make a huge difference to a young…

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Minister for Civil Society joins cohorts for first day of new social venture programme

Outstanding entrepreneurs with ambitions to set up or grow an existing business dedicated to making a positive social impact have attended their first day of training on the new Cambridge Social Ventures programme. The programme aims to boost the growth…

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Neil Stott joins Cambridge Judge Business School to teach social innovation

The Chief Executive of successful charity and social enterprise, Keystone, has been appointed to a post as Senior Teaching Faculty in Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School. Neil Stott, who founded Keystone Development Trust to work primarily with socially…

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