10 Interesting Facts on Social Entrepreneurship in Macedonia

10 Interesting Facts on Social Entrepreneurship in Macedonia

There are approximately 40 to 70 social enterprises in the country. Most of the education on social entrepreneurship happens within the sphere of non-formal education based on training courses and workshops.“Krushevo Women” was established as a social enterprise to support women in developing their entrepreneurial activities, their products were unified under one brand “It’s homemade, …

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Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Austria

In 2013, the Vienna University of Economics & Business conducted a report which maps out the current state of the social entrepreneurship network in Austria. The study identified 237 initiatives in the country, and interviewed 105 of them. It reveals that in addition to these, the Austrian social entrepreneurship network also includes eight organisations supporting …

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Ashoka is a global support network of social entrepreneurs. Its main instrument is a fellowship programme whose basic idea is as follows: After a selection process based on five key criteria, selected Ashoka fellows receive a living stipend for an average of three years (1 to 3 years based on needs), allowing them to focus …

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Socil City Wien

Social City Wien

The Matching Platform “Social City Wien” has been launched to promote social enterprise, covering both well-established SÖB and GBP and new bottom-up initiatives and targeting social investors as well as individuals interested in setting up social enterprises. The aim of the platform is to provide advice and foster learning and knowledge exchange. It will also …

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Impact Hub Vienna

Impact Hub Vienna

For idea stage development of social business ideas, Impact Hub Vienna started a one-year education program for students called Social Impact Award. Impact HUB Vienna is part of a worldwide network of shared working spaces bringing together people coming from different backgrounds but all striving towards social change. The Impact Hubs provides social enterprises/ social …

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Useful links and Interesting facts

Useful links and Interesting facts – Austria

AWARDS FOR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE   SOZIAL MARIE: Project type: OngoingEligible countries: Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Croatia, Slovenia, Germany AWARD FOR SOCIAL INTEGRATION: Project type: Ongoing or completedEligible countries: Countries in Central, Eastern, and South-Eastern Europe Ideen Gegen Armut: Project type: Business idea/early stageEligible country: Austria Trigos – Category Social Entrepreneurship : Project type: …

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