Social Innovation Weekend

 

theSedge Social Innovation Weekend will bring social innovators together to create new social enterprises in just 1.5 days!

 

BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND YOU WILL:

    • be introduced to an overview of social enterprise and social entrepreneurship (including definitions, examples and scope).
    • explore social enterprise business frameworks to better understand which framework will be the best fit for your social impact idea.
    • learn how to use the business model canvas adapted specifically for social enterprise as a tool for planning projects.
    • form working groups of 5 – 7 to work on a specific social enterprise project throughout the weekend.
    • present social enterprise projects at the end of the weekend for the chance to win great prizes.
    • leave the Social Innovation Weekend feeling empowered with the practical knowledge and community connections needed to implement successful social enterprises!

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The event will be held at Facultad de Economía y Negocios, Universidad de Chile. (Diagonal Paraguay 205 / 257, Santiago, Chile) on December 13th Р14th, 2013. The cost to attend is CLP 9.000 and includes snacks, refreshments, dinner on Friday and breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday.

WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM ATTENDING THE SOCIAL INNOVATION WEEKEND?

    • If you have been thinking of an innovative social impact idea that you would like to explore further…
    • If you work with a not-for-profit or NGO that is interested in learning more about social enterprise…
    • If you are a student studying business, politics, environmental studies, or any area of study with a social conscience…
    • And most importantly, if you are interested in making a positive difference in the world…

… then this event is for you!

SCHEDULE:

Friday December 13, 2013

5:00 – 6:00 pm: Meet & Greet

6:00 – 6:30 pm: Introduction to Social Enterprise

6:30 – 7:00 pm: Types of Social Enterprise Frameworks with case study examples

7:00 – 7:30 pm: 2 Social Entrepreneurs share their stories

7:30 – 8:00 pm: Idea and pitch preparation/ Break / Light dinner

8:00 – 9:00 pm: One minute pitch of a social business or social enterprise idea

9:00 – 9:20 pm: Voting (attendees vote on their favourite business ideas)

9:20 Р9:45 pm: Voting for top 10 Р15 ideas.  Groups of 5 Р7 are formed.

 

Saturday December 14, 2013

8:30 – 9:30 am: Breakfast

9:30 – 10:00 am: Social Business Model Canvas presentation

10:00 – 1:00 pm: Group work on business model canvas

1:00 – 2:30 pm: Lunch Presentation

2:30 – 6:00 pm: Group work on idea prototyping and market validation

6:00 – 7:00 pm: Groups prepare for presentations

7:00 – 8:00 pm: Dinner and Guest Speaker (to be announced)

8:00 – 9:00 pm: Group presentations where ideas are pitched

9:00 – 9:45 pm: Judging, prizes and wrap up.

10:30pm – After party! (Location to be decided)

 

SPEAKERS:

To be announced soon!

JUDGES:

The Social Innovation Weekend will finish with each team presenting their social enterprise ideas to a panel of judges for the chance to win the following great prizes!

MENTORS:

The Social Innovation Weekend has partnered with several amazing mentors who each have a unique background and experience with Social Entrepreneurship. Mentors will be available over the course of the weekend to help guide the development of your teams’ social enterprise ideas!

SPONSORS:

A generous Thank You to the following Social Innovation Weekend Sponsors

Start-up Chile
Nuevo Logo Canada
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** If you or your organization is interested in partnering with
theSedge Social Innovation Weekend please write us! **

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