Posts Tagged "Social entrepreneurship"

SOCAP16’s Reflections part 2

Laboratório de Investimento Social

The more mature a market is, the better performance it will have. This is because both kinds of return depend on a variety of factors that must be adequately developed, requiring time and evidence. Let me tell you about the…

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SOCAP16’s Reflections part 1

Laboratório de Investimento Social

The narrative of impact measurement needs to be changed from complex and costly to simple and absolutely strategic and central to all interventions. Back from San Francisco, and after having had the time to process all the information from the…

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On our way to SOCAP16

Laboratório de Investimento Social

At the end of the day, it is all about connections. It is no news how networking can have a powerful impact in value creation. People meet, experiences and learning are shared and opportunities arise. Well aware of this, and in…

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Building a SIB market: learnings from the Portuguese experience

Laboratório de Investimento Social

In the past three years, Portugal watched its very own social investment market go from birth to taking its first steps. Portuguese policy makers and market champions such as Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation have embraced social innovation as a priority area, actions…

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SIWF’15 videos are available online

Joana Cruz Ferreira

For those who could not join us in Lisbon, nor watch it live, the support team of Social Innovation World Forum’15 is happy to announce that the event was recorded and so that it can now be watched online. The…

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Capacity building models – What are they and what works best?

Fiona O'Driscoll

Organisational capacity is a range of interrelated components that give an organisation the ability to perform effectively – to do the right things in the best way to achieve their mission – and capacity building is activities and/or actions put…

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Capacity Building for Social Impact in Portugal’s Social Sector Organisations

Fiona O'Driscoll

The need for capacity building in social organisations to increase their impact readiness was the key subject for Impetus Private Equity Foundation’s 2014 report to the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce called “Building the Capacity for Impact”. This report is the starting point…

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Entrevista a Romain Joly (Portuguese Version Only)

Joana Cruz Ferreira

Este mês, o Laboratório de Investimento Social teve o prazer de se encontrar com Romain Joly, analista do Réseau Entreprendre e ex-gestor do Danone Ecosystem Fund. Ficámos a conhecer estas duas organizações, a saber como o Romain equipara os empreendedores…

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