Hosts, Partners & Friends
Our partners include:
UnLtd India exists to be a home for start-up social entrepreneurs in India. Through providing seed funding and hands-on incubation support, it acts as a launch pad for passionate and entrepreneurial individuals to bring their ideas for a better world into reality.
UnLtd is a charity which supports social entrepreneurs - people with vision, drive, commitment and passion who want to change the world for the better. We do this by providing a complete package of funding and support, to help these individuals make their ideas a reality.
Hong Kong Social Entrepreneurship Forum
Hong Kong Social Entrepreneurship Forum (HKSEF) is a membership-based organization dedicating to promoting and supporting the development of social entrepreneurship in Hong Kong.
Travel Matters is a fully bonded Travel Agency and also a not for profit Social Firm, which operates as a training centre for individuals recovering from mental health problems.
Our media partners include:
Yourstory.in is the fastest growing online platform committed to providing visibility and meaningful networking opportunities to first generation Young Indian Entrepreneurs, Start-ups and all the Self made professionals. Yourstory stands to differentiate itself by consciously committing to identify the real Indian heros especially from smaller towns and cities, and showcase their ventures, motivations, challenges and successes.
Our friends include:
Ashoka is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs — men and women with system changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Since 1981, we have elected over 2,000 leading social entrepreneurs as Ashoka Fellows, providing them with living stipends, professional support, and access to a global network of peers in more than 60 countries.
Ashoka Changemakers is a global community of action that discovers and connects social entrepreneurs so they share the knowledge and connections they need to access resources for accelerating their impact. Through its online collaborative competitions and open-source process, Changemakers.com is one of the world’s most robust spaces for launching, discussing, and funding ideas to solve the world’s most pressing social problems.
Careershifters is a ground-breaking service for anyone making a major career change, run by people who have done it. You could be an accountant who wants to be a polar explorer, or a salesperson with ambitions in journalism. Through a mix of affordable expert advice, resources and a community of thousands of people like you, we help you find out what you want to do and how to get there.
Challenges Worldwide (CWW) is an international development charity and award winning social enterprise. We recruit volunteers with professional skills and experience and train them to work with our local overseas partners in developing countries. We deliberately keep our numbers small to maintain the high quality which comes from working closely with our volunteers. Doing so enables us to build bespoke international volunteer assignments that match the specific skills and priorities of the volunteer with the requirements of the partner organisation.
Euclid Network is the first organisation to bring together European leaders of not-for-profit organisations to promote innovation and professionalism within the third sector. By connecting, developing and supporting our members we ensure that they have the resources and skills required to transform the lives of people and communities for the better and challenge the status quo. Euclid Network provides regular networking events, third sector leadership and development programmes, an up-to-date news service, advice and support as well as professional development resources.
Institute for Philanthropy
At the Institute for Philanthropy we look towards a world in which philanthropists from around the globe have the skills to make significant contributions to the pressing issues of their time both in their own giving and in networks and partnerships with others.
Justmeans helps companies engage with people on issues of social responsibility using our simple technology tools. Companies are able to reach over 200,000 thought leaders on Justmeans.com along with millions of the right people on Facebook and Twitter.
Reality Tours and Travels
We are a unique tour and travel agency, based in Mumbai, India, that specializes in guided tours of Dharavi- Asia's biggest "slum"- a place of poverty and hardship but also a place of enterprise, humour and non-stop activity. By showing this enterprise and community spirit, we hope to try and help dispel the negative image that many people have about Dharavi and slums in Mumbai.
School for Social Entrepreneurs
The School for Social Entrepreneurs exists to provide training and opportunities to enable people to use their creative and entrepreneurial abilities more fully for social benefit. We also want to recruit more innovative and capable people into voluntary and other organisations.
Social Enterprise Coalition
The Social Enterprise Coalition is the UK's national body for social enterprise. Our mission is to be the voice of social enterprise, through being a progressive, authoritative body that brings together all types of social enterprises in the UK.
Social Entrepreneurs Ireland
At Social Entrepreneurs Ireland we believe that new and innovative solutions exist to the myriad social and environmental challenges we face today. We believe that these solutions will be most effective when driven by 'unreasonable people'; individuals who are not prepared to accept the status quo and who adopt a highly entrepreneurial approach to igniting social change.
We're a social enterprise with the ambition to inspire and support imaginative and enterprising initiatives for a better world. The Hub is a global community of people from every profession, background and culture working at 'new frontiers' to tackle the world's most pressing social, cultural and environmental challenges.
The Unreasonable Institute selects 25 young, high-impact entrepreneurs from across the globe to attend its 10-week, mentor-intensive incubation program in Boulder, Colorado. During these 10 weeks, these entrepreneurs undergo rigorous skill training, gain access to seed capital, obtain legal advice, prototype consulting, and receive mentorship from 60 proven entrepreneurs and investors. Through this incubation program, the Unreasonable Institute's aim is to enable 25 social ventures a year to effectively address a major global issue in a way that is financially self-sustaining and globally scalable to millions of people.
- Nicola PollockDirector of Grant-makingEsmée Fairbairn Foundation"The group were a treat: an excellent and international mix with a wonderful diversity of experience"
"The trip gave me a wider perspective on my work... and a willingness to take more risks and challenges."