The Social Venture Weekend experience

The Social Venture Weekend experience

by Ksenia Taranenko and Paulina Polak Reflecting on the last three months of developing our social venture and launching our pilot cohort, we cannot underestimate the boost we received at the Social Venture Weekend organised at Cambridge Judge Business School . Our social venture is ONPARTU. ONPARTU is a training and development programme for underemployed… Read more

Managing ‘non-profits’ vs ‘for profits’: what’s the difference?

Managing ‘non-profits’ vs ‘for profits’: what’s the difference?

We often say, “Management is management!” But is it really the same across all three sectors – private, public and ‘nonprofit’? A question of real importance to me as I return from the nonprofit sector back to the private sector. My family has been in the automobile dealership business for over fifty years and I… Read more

How can social good initiatives go global and resonate with locals?

How can social good initiatives go global and resonate with locals?

The social good sector is more global than ever before. Over 90 per cent of European organisations give internationally. In Latin America, corporations are equally as likely to offer domestic or international pro-bono support.[1] And 1.6 million tourists travel abroad to volunteer annually.[2] The millennial generation is particularly inclined to rally around global, rather than… Read more