Posts Tagged ‘social enterprise’


Each month at 5M, there are classes, workshops, and events where you can access new ideas, build your community, connect with diverse groups, and discover new opportunities. In | APRIL | get the “skinny” on lean manufacturing with SFMade, learn new “how-tos” with Skillshare and Hub, hack ideas for a more creative economy with GAFFTA and Hub, and more…



HUB | WHEN: February 2nd, 6:30 - 9:00 PM | WHERE: The Hub SoMa, 925 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103 | DETAILS: Join us on February 2 for Founders Meetup for Good, an event that brings together Bay Area for-profit social entrepreneurs and other impact minded professionals to meet and greet. We’ll be joined by serial entrepreneur Priya Haji, co-founder of World of Good and SaveUp, who will kick off the evening with an inspiring talk.



INTERSECTION + HUB | Intersection for the Arts and the Hub announce the Arts and Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship Program! The mission of this Fellowship is to bring to life a bold, interactive gathering that intersects artists, social change agents, and social entrepreneurs. It’s an opportunity for inaugural fellows to utilize the physical space, unique networks, and resources that exist between the Hub and Intersection to create and implement a highly distinctive series of events and activities that bring together some of the greatest thinkers and doers in the San Francisco Bay Area. They’re currently accepting applications…


Where Money Meets Meaning


SOCAP | ANNUAL SOCIAL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE | WHEN: September 06, 2011 - Friday, September 09, 2011 | WHERE: Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA 94123 | SOCAP Conference presents leading ideas in the social and environmental movements that are driving the creation of new economies that lie at the intersection of money and meaning. This year, SOCAP11 is asking the community to not just think about impact, return, problems and progress towards goals. We’re asking you to do the math and tell us what you see for this market’s future. At the intersection of money and meaning, what needs to be created, what needs to be put into action, what should the social capital market stand for?


Funding winning social enterprise ideas in chocolate, points, and poop

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Three “social enterprises” from the first cohort of the Hub’s Accelerator Program, Hub Ventures, have been selected by their peers to receive $75,000 each in seed funding.  “Social enterprises” consider impact on people and planet along with the creation of profit as markers of business success. The winning and world-saving use chocolate, points, and poop (yes, poop!)