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Financing social innovation – join today!

This public event is a collaboration between the European Social Innovation Alliance (ESIA), [...]

SOCIAL IMPACT INVESTMENTS AS A TOOL FOR FUNDING SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

Purpose: Social impact investments are essential to support and promote social entrepreneurship development. This article aims to identify the factors that could develop the local impact investment market in Sri Lanka as a tool for funding social enterprises. Design/methodology/approach: The methods of research are an analysis of scientific literature, experts’ interviews, and generalization. Findings: In order to accelerate the impact investment as a tool of funding, the impact investors, social enterprises, government and society must work collectively. Necessary social, cultural, and policy changes should be carried out, and specific recommendations have been made accordingly. Originality/value: This research study is essential in terms of sustaining and promoting impact investments in Sri Lanka as a tool of funding social enterprises and developing the ecosystem. Keywords: social enterprise, social impact investing, impact investments, finance, investors. Category of the paper: Research paper. Read here: Social impact investments as a tool for funding social enterprises Audrone URMANAVICIENE, Kulamini Dilanka MENDIS (2021). Social impact investments as a tool for funding social enterprises. Scientific Papers of Silesian University of Technology Organization and Management Series, 691−711. DOI: 10.29119/1641-3466.2021.151.48. […]

Not a Lack of Funding

Lessons Learned from Alternative Finance Experts – A View from Spain Culture is an extremely complex concept to define. It is generally referred to as the set of tangible and intangible material assets of a social group inherited across generations in order to guide individual and collective practices. Cultural changes, the mindset of societies and the shift in thinking can usually take decades or even centuries or millennia. Changes take place gradually, so they are difficult to perceive on a day-to-day basis. […]

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Are You Still not recycling? You Might Regret It!

What is Life Cycle Assessment and How it helped BinFree to discover their [...]

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Microfinance in the European Union: market analysis and recommendations for delivery options in 2021-2027

This report assesses current microfinance provision in EU and presents recommendations on how [...]

MakeSense launched support fund for early stage social enterprises

And here is the awesome news! Makesense is launching its first investment fund [...]

Finding money to start a social enteprise

Recently we came across a handy article by Alastair Wilson from the School [...]

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A Guide To Funding a Startup

If you're looking for funding opportunities for your social enterprise, you might want [...]