Social enterprises may be missing a trick if they’re not engaging local individuals as micro-investors – and their own staff and volunteers could lead the way, says the director of Scottish Communities Finance.
Lockdown has one upside: it's easier than ever to rub shoulders with social entrepreneurs and impact investors from around the world – without even leaving your desk. Here are 10 to add to your schedule.
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Men still attract the bulk of startup financing – yet when it comes to crowdfunding, women-led campaigns seem to do better. Why? And what can founders learn from their successes? Top tips from a crowdfunding expert.