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Investing in Social Challenges

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Inter Expo Center - Tsarigradsko Shose

147 Boulevard "Tsarigradsko shose"

1784 Sofia

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"Making money is happiness. And that's a great incentive. Making other people happy is super-happiness." Muhammad Yunus

The international conference Investing in Social Challenges aims at drawing the attention of the main stakeholders of social entrepreneurship development in Bulgaria, Greece, UK, Belgium and other countries to discuss the ways of fostering social entrepreneurship through upgrading the knowledge and skills as well as learning methods and tools for boosting positive impact.

The invited participants are social entrepreneurs, impact enablers, business leaders, think-tanks, policy makers, professionals who consult, mentor, advice, train, coach and facilitate social enterprises, institutional investors, social impact funds managers, bank managers, business angels, professional organizations of the investors, etc.

The event is organized within the project Boost Aid for Social Entrepreneurship through Training, co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme.

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9.30 Opening

9.45 - 11.00: Keynote speakers

11.00 - 11.30: Coffee break and networking

11.30 - 13.00: 1st panel: Social entrepreneurship development model and good practices.

Social entrepreneurs find difficulties to obtain business professionals with specialized skills to help address issues their ventures are facing. What social entrepreneurship development model and good practices are recommended to such professionals.

Moderator - Nikolay Yarmov, Founder & CEO at CEED Bulgaria

13.00 - 14.00: Lunch and networking

14.00 - 15.30: 2nd panel: Investing in social challenges - impact revolution

The fuel of the ecosystem: sources of capital including seed funding, grants, and philanthropic and venture capital (representing both public and private sources).

Moderator - Ben Botes - General Partner, Seedslife Caban Impact Investment LLP, entrepreneur, angel investor and VC with a passion for emerging markets and societal impact;

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15.30 - 17.00: 3rd panel: Train the educators and mentors of social entrepreneurs - needs, tools, and good practices

Moderator - Aris Chronopoulos, President of IDEC SA, trainer and mentor at the IDEC Training center;

A good trainer or mentor can help social entrepreneurs avoid common mistakes and focus on the highest priorities. Is train the trainers and mentors of social entrepreneurs are challenge? What do we need to know when organizing such training?

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17.00: Closing


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