Review municipalities social enterprises

Launching a review of cross-sector partnerships in the Baltic region

Together with partners in Latvia and Belarus, we have published an analytical review of existing and possible cooperation and partnerships between social enterprises and municipalities in Latvia, Belarus and Sweden....

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SE Forum Seeds of Peace GATHER

SE Forum partners with Seeds of Peace to unite social innovators in pursuit of conflict resolution

How do we move beyond superficial diversity to leverage our differences and build thriving, equitable communities across lines of conflict? This was the challenge posed to changemakers across the globe who...

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SE Forum SpellAfrica

Fighting a dark month with African sunshine and plans for the year ahead

January in Sweden is a dark month, and this year was no exception. Therefore, it was suiting that our colleagues Tove and Svitlana went to sunny Nigeria to follow up...

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SpellAfrica Back to School SE Forum

Entrepreneurship challenges and opportunities in Nigeria

As part of our work with the SE Outreach Accelerator, backed by Sida, SE Forum follows up with alumni of the programme to monitor progress and developments within the countries our...

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Zoom out 2017 and zoom in 2018

Sometimes you need to zoom out in order to zoom in. That’s what I’ll do in this 2018’s first ED letter in an effort to share reflections from our international...

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Gaining momentum and growing the social entrepreneurship ecosystem

We’re almost at the end of 2017 and can look back at a great year where we have, amongst other things, been putting energy into a deeper understanding of the...

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Are you our next intern?

Interested in knowing more about social entrepreneurship? Always wanted to learn more about businesses aiming to resolve society’s most pressing problems? Dreamt to meet and get to know founders of...

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Creating an efficient ecosystem for social entrepreneurship in Sweden

Social entrepreneurs can find advice and support from many sectors and individuals, but how do you know what’s right for you? And how do the sectors ensure they provide the...

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Swedish Institute SE Forum Smart Energy Challenge

Exploring energy challenges and solutions with Swedish Institute

The SE Forum team was asked by its friends at Swedish Institute to join them in hosting 17 winners of the Smart Energy Challenge for two days in Stockholm. We were of...

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Athena Empowers SE Forum Malaysia

October – a humbling and exciting experience

This month has focused on the understanding of the context of the sector we operate in and preparing for things to come. We’ve travelled to Malaysia, visited social entrepreneurs, researched...

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MaGIC Fiona Hazell

Social entrepreneurship in Malaysia: From systemic support to on the ground action

Our Program Director, Fiona Hazell, often shares her experience and knowledge to inspire and empower entrepreneurs that want to use their business to do good. This time, it was Malaysia’s...

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SE Forum SE Outreach Accelerator

I went to Sweden and got to know 14 countries

Lena Reschke has been a very valued part of the SE Forum team over the last few months, as a Program Assistant for the SE Outreach Accelerator. She made it run...

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GATHER Fellowship

Applications for GATHER Fellowship open until 15 November

We are thrilled to announce that we will be working in partnership with Seeds of Peace on the 2017-2018 GATHER Fellowship. The program will be looking to answer the question: How do we...

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SE Forum Baltic collaboration

Baltic collaboration with social innovation learnings

To grow social entrepreneurship in the Baltic region and to strengthen the role of municipalities supporting social entrepreneurship initiatives, SE Forum is collaborating with partners from Latvia and Belarus to...

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Nicklas Wallberg SE Forum accelerator

A month of action, reflection and future thinking

Wow, what a month! We’ve had delegations from Latvia and Belarus here to examine social innovation in Sweden, and we’ve also welcomed a group of young leaders from South Asia...

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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...

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Nicklas Wallberg Unleash mentor

In the name of good business and the SDGs

September is when Sweden is back at work at full tilt after the summer break. The focus is intense and I like the anticipation of opportunities and ideas it brings....

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SE Forum Outreach Accelerator

An accelerator of entrepreneurship, opportunity and impact

SE Forum’s six-month flagship accelerator program is designed to help high-impact entrepreneurs create the change they want to see in the world. Our ambition is for our program participants to...

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Tove Nordström SE Forum Communications

SE Forum welcomes Communications and Coordination Lead to the team

A new job means new people, new opportunities, new challenges. In my case it also means new country and new city. Although, not entirely new as I was born in...

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Nicklas Wallberg Almedalen

Internal work, the Queen and a week of politics

The Swedish summer is now finally here and SE Forum will take two weeks off. The focus this past month has therefore been on setting us up for success after...

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