Social Enterprise: 3 THINGS to Know, Read and Hear
We get it. Life is crazy and balancing out your time can be super hard. With so much going on it’s difficult stay ahead of the learning game and easy to lose track of what's happening in the world of social impact. The trick is to stop trying to read everything out there. There’s too much. And you’re too busy. Instead, give us roughly 3 minutes each fortnight and we'll brief you on the 3 THINGS you need to know, read and hear. If you're passionate about creating positive social and environmental impact, our handpicked content is all you need to stay informed and inspired.
For the week starting 17/08/2018, here's...
What you need to KNOW:
The Ultimate Social Enterprise Pitch Deck. If your social enterprise is in its earliest stages of development, then you’re probably actively seeking investors to back your idea. Even if you are developing the coolest social enterprise of all time, nothing is cool enough to sell itself. To knock your pitch out of the park, Social Change Central has created the ultimate pitch deck for you to use. Best of all, it's FREE, fully customisable and includes guidance and examples to help you create and implement a first-rate pitch deck for your social enterprise.
What you need to READ:
Tech for Good: 5 Mental Health Organisations to Watch. One in five Australians experience mental illness in any given year and almost half of Australia will experience a mental illness in their lifetime. This knowledge, paired with the increasing capabilities of technology, have allowed a number of game changing social startups to emerge and make waves in the mental health scene. These startups are not only making support more accessible for all Australians, but designing software that can mitigate the signs before mental illness takes hold.
What you need to HEAR:
Social Enterprise World Forum 2018: Hearts of Change. The closing film of 2018's Social Enterprise World Forum, showcasing the fact that the World Forum delegates experienced many of Edinburgh’s cultural offerings as well as their social enterprise learnings this year – from whiskey and haggis to ceilidh dancing. Have a watch!