5 impact events of June 2020

GALILEO WEBINAR: HOW TO START A SOCIAL START-UP? 25th June 2020

During the webinar you will learn “everything you need to know” for a successful start of your own social enterprise. You will explore exciting practical examples of social entrepreneurs from different countries, become skilled of how and where to search for business ideas, get the tools to evaluate them and learn concepts of effective planning for entrepreneurs. In addition, you will learn about main reasons why social startups fail and how to avoid it.

iTalk VI event organised by the Impact 17+1 Club, 11th June 2020

In collaboration with EY, Impact 17+1 club is pleased to welcome impactors from across the world for the upcoming iTalk VI which will take place 11th June on zoom webinar. Our keynote speaker Jessie Coates, Global Impact Entrepreneurship Leader at EY, will shed light on “How impact entrepreneurship can help drive sustainable and inclusive growth.” Jessie will share insights into the mindsets of world-changing impact entrepreneurs, as well as examples of how EY is driving impact through EY Ripples, a program to positively impact one billion lives by 2030. Following the keynote address, 10 speakers are invited to share 60 seconds of their impact stories during the ‘iTalk 60seconds’ session on “What does impact mean to you?”

Global Good Fund Opens 2021 Fellowship Application Process

The Global Good Fund announced the opening of their 2021 Fellowship application. The Global Good Fund Fellowship is a 12-month leadership program for high-potential innovators who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of others. The Fellowship program develops the skills of social entrepreneurs from around the world by equipping them with coaching, mentoring, and capital to accelerate their impact. The application will be open till June 30, 2020.

Expa launches UK office for European startups

Startup studio' Expa has announced that it will open a London office, as it aims to expand its presence by funding European startups. Established in 2014 by Uber cofounder Garrett Camp, Expa provides early-stage startups with investment capital, a workspace and access to a network of advisors. Expa currently has offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and Vancouver, and sees the expansion as an opportunity to provide European startups with its resources from a London office.

Global Impact Investing Network launches COVID-19 coalition

Several impact investing networks have formed a coalition to facilitate COVID-19 related impact investments. The Response, Recovery, and Resilience Investment Coalition (R3 Coalition), will be managed by GIIN, a non-profit organization aimed at increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the world. The R3 Coalition's goal is to streamline impact investing efforts that address the social and economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic through opportunities such as health interventions and access to capital.

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