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Economic Independence: For you and your community

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Pioneering Practical Economic Independence: For you and your community

Join us in our practically based pioneer event where you will:

  • learn practical and concrete steps about creating economic independence at different scales
  • create new connections and extend your network with others who are interested in economic independence, social innovation, entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship
  • have an opportunity to raise key issues and find solutions
  • learn about a new online community (ONE1) which practically supports freelancers, the self employed, start-ups, social entrepreneurs, businesses with purposes, micros and community businesses
  • discover insights to support your enterprise and play an active role in building sustainable communities
  • share your expertise
  • work towards solutions affecting local and regional economic issues
  • learn about an innovative European approach to social enterprise, SoVET.

This event brings together entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs, SMEs, free-lancers, educationalists, corporates and public agencies to gain practical solutions, collaborate in future partnerships and support their peers, through a practical learning approach and key note speaking.

This is a FREE to attend event, funded by Erasmus+ and Bridging to the Future.

What to expect

  • Learn how to be an active player in the Social Economy by developing your understanding and connecting with innovators of the sector.
  • Learn about having a sustainable role in the Social Economy, by connecting with successful entrepreneurs, and gaining practical solutions on finance, legal, networking or managerial issues.
  • Create partnerships that benefit your local community.
  • Learn about the work that BTF does in developing enterprise in schools and marginalised communities.

Who is this event for?

  • Managers and volunteers of charities
  • Corporate Sustainable Responsibility experts and managers
  • Entrepreneurs or prospective
  • Social Entrepreneurs or prospective
  • Schools, Colleges, University staff and researchers
  • Local authorities
  • Those with interest in the Social Economy.

Who we are

BTF has more than 10 years of experience of combining investment and training methodologies for start-ups, micro-enterprises, and social enterprises. Our mission is to enable individuals, organisations and communities to become economically independent through enterprise. Enabling enterprise is about unlocking local talent for local solutions, especially in marginalised communities. We have designed and rolled out a breadth of training methodologies to enable more young people, women, migrants and disadvantaged communities to become entrepreneurs. Therefore, we have invested in over 40 enterprises and social enterprises in 13 countries in Europe, and worked with universities/colleges, charities, and organisations across Europe.

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