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April, 2016

Editorial

Dear Reader,

In this edition, we are happy to share with you a brief report from Ennovent on a nationwide baseline study they conducted titled “Surveying Social Enterprises in India” which was commissioned by the British Council. On November 30th 2015, Ennovent presented and discussed the interim findings of the study specifically focusing on the eastern region of the country at IIM Calcutta to an audience of social entrepreneurs, academics, and other partner organizations working in the social entrepreneurship sector. Do watch this space for more updates on this report.

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Surveying Social Enterprises in India

Surveying Social Enterprises in India

By Juhi Natu - Ennovent

Ennovent is a global innovation company working with a range of clients – including entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, foundations, development agencies, CSR departments, NGOs and companies since 2008. They recently conducted a discussion to disseminate the interim findings of a nationwide baseline study “Surveying Social Enterprises in India” commissioned by the British Council, conducted by Ennovent.

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Thinking Social Seminar – Noida

Thinking Social Seminar – Noida

Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC) – a joint initiative of the Tata group and the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) held the fourth seminar series, ‘Thinking Social’, at Shiv Nadar University (SNU), Greater Noida on 27th February 2016. The day-long seminar sought to introduce students from top professional colleges in India to the spirit of social entrepreneurship in a rapidly evolving global economy and addressed the concerns of young, budding entrepreneurs belonging to reputed institutes in Delhi NCR.

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Okhai’s working women for working women

Okhai’s working women for working women

By Kirti Poonia, Head – Okhai

Okhai is an artisan led fashion and lifestyle brand that makes handcrafted work wear for women. A social business, Okhai’s focus is on women empowerment through capacity building and livelihood generation.

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Buddy4Study: Simplifying scholarships for you

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Buddy4Study: Simplifying scholarships for you

By Ashutosh Burnwal, Founder & CEO - Buddy4study.com

The Indian education system is under transformation. We have an exponential increase in college-level students’ enrolment. To make education affordable to needy students and encourage their talent, every year billions of rupees worth scholarships are provided by governments, foundations and corporations.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Sankalp Global Summit (20 – 22 April 2016)

Sankalp Global Summit is one of the largest events in the world, connecting high-impact enterprises with key players across the value chain to help them reach scale.

To know more about the event visit: http://global2016.sankalpforum.com/

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