Expanding healthcare through AI in Africa, publishing city-guides for impact entrepreneurs or boosting inclusion in the startup scene – we bring you some stimulating social business ideas from the Impact Shakers Summit in Brussels.
Ahead of this week's Impact Shakers Summit, founder Yonca Braeckman tells Tim West what drives her to back inclusive entrepreneurship – and how her career took her from Belgian chip-shop, to virtual reality filmmaking, to impact investor.
Attendees of the Skoll World Forum share their thoughts about the event's impact: a passion for the community it creates and the opportunities it offers – but some doubts about how representative it is.
How did a kid from a London council estate end up advising the UN on inclusion? In this episode of the Good Leaders Podcast, Tim West speaks to social entrepreneur Atif Choudhury, founder of Zaytoun and Diversity & Ability.
Investing in an emerging manager means taking a bet on someone with less obvious track record. But there may be good reasons to invest – not least because a first- or second-time fund manager is likely also from an underrepresented background.
Talking about disability can be a very personal thing. But avoiding the topic entirely can leave disabled customers or employees feeling excluded and unable to access what they need. How can your organisation get it right?
Social investors are starting to look beyond ‘fancy-pants bankers’, and welcoming more people with first-hand experience at charities or social enterprises on to their investment committees. It sounds simple, but for some organisations it’s a big shift.
Diversity of thought “deeply changes the world”, says the social entrepreneur and SE100 keynote speaker. But we will miss out on innovations if we don't make it our business to listen out for those with different life experiences.
Many funds are now looking to back underrepresented founders or those tackling diversity issues. How can entrepreneurs catch the eye of such investors, and develop a business with inclusion at its core?