Even if you are not into social entrepreneurship, worth knowing more about. Why?
• Social enterprises must be high-profitable. Profits are used to change lives
• Success ≠ Profit
• They always solve an existing problem, affecting many lives.
• Community-first products
Online apparel brand. Mission is to give a hat to every child battling cancer
Founder was on vacation in Argentina.
He met a volunteer working for an organisation providing shoes to children in need. He then visited several villages with the group.
Back to the United States, he founded the business.
Jude Ower started running in-game fundraisers.
Then, changed to develop playable-ads, tackling global issues, in mobile games. For example, through Pokemon Go, they mobilised 68 beach clean ups.
This gaming-for-good company works with the likes of EA, Rovio, Niantic.
When moving back to the UK, Tessa Clarke noticed some fruits and yogurts in the fridge.
She tried at any cost to give them to someone. Neighbours? She didn’t know them.
"Why isn’t there an app where I can share this food?"
Back to the UK, she told the idea to Saasha Celestial-One. 1 hour later, name and plan are defined
Is your company making impact in lives?