GATHER SE Forum

A gathering for GATHER with ideas for peace and entrepreneurship

Applications for the 2019 GATHER Fellowship are now closed and we have officially kicked off planning next year’s programme. We kicked it off by hosting a breakfast briefing at Norrsken House on Tuesday with a focus on peace, entrepreneurship and conflict transformation. Our Interim ED Thomas Kanestad welcomed current and potential partners, as well as…

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SE Forum GATHER event

An evening of collaboration across borders and seeing a future of peace

Thursday night saw the end of a fantastic first week of this year’s GATHER Fellowship, and the kick-off of a one-year programme where our 16 Fellows will be developing their social initiatives for conflict transformation alongside our mentors. It was an evening amongst friends and supporters, all sharing the passion for social innovation and for…

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SE Outreach graduation

Celebrating SE Outreach entrepreneurs and the SDGs

Thursday night saw the culmination of six months of hard work, new learnings and new friendships. Our SE Outreach Accelerator participants have spent the last few weeks in Stockholm developing their social businesses with the help of our trainers and mentors, as well as the support from each other. We have seen big changes in…

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SE Forum Svitlana Kiev

SE Forum took on a Ukrainian challenge in Kiev

SE Forum was invited to present at the second all Ukrainian Forum of Social Entrepreneurs in Kiev last week. It was there we and the audience received the challenge, do you dare to live a day only purchasing products and services from social entrepreneurs? In Ukraine it looks promising. We started with a morning coffee…

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SE Outreach Accelerator graduation 2016

SE Outreach Accelerator 2016 Graduation

The SE Entrepreneurs of 2016 held their final presentations in front of a full audience at Berghs School of Communications, together with keynote speakers Stefan Krook (founder of GoodCause Foundation) and Lena Ramfelt (Stanford lecturer and lead author of Gear Up). We are humbled, proud and happy about the turnout, the stories and the energy…

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Sam Trine

Trine Harnesses the Power of Crowdfunding to Launch Solar Projects

Sam Manaberi, Founder and CEO of Gothenburg-based Trine, recently stopped by Impact Hub Stockholm to share his journey as a social entrepreneur with SE Forum and its members and talk specifically about Trine’s experience with running a crowdfunding campaign.  Manaberi shared a number of tips for social entrepreneurs throughout the evening, with his number one…

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SE Forum social entrepreneurship event

SE Forum, a Swedish pioneer – a decade later

What’s next for social entrepreneurship – past, present & future? On the 19th November SE Forum will celebrate a decade of supporting, promoting and working with social entrepreneurs in Sweden and abroad. Sign up here! An evening celebration – you will get the opportunity to listen to an entrepreneurial, dynamic and inspiring panel that will discuss the journey of…

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Graduation

Congratulations Graduates!

It has been an incredible eight weeks. Tempers have flared, laughter has echoed, there have been long sleepless nights, there have been moments of doubts and reassurance and now it’s all drawing to an end. As the program wraps up, we held a graduation event to not only celebrate the entrepreneurs but also provide them…

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SE FOrum event impact investing

SE Talk on Impact Investing – a game changer with great implications for business and government

Impact investing is taking off, projected to grow into a trillion dollar market within a decade. Still in an early adopters phase, there is a need to illuminate its merits and challenges, how it differs from other related ideas and how the market is structured today. Impact investing has become linked to social entrepreneurship and smaller…

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