Over the years we have run a variety of programmes to help entrepreneurs and enterprises start and scale.
Heading into our tenth year, we are excited to grow our offering and make a difference to even more enterprises.
AXA teamed up with Impact Hub, to find one venture anywhere in the world that shares the goal of empowering people to live better lives through risk prevention services with real impact on health and safety.
The winner received €50,000 to help scale their initiative, access to AXA executives, in-depth support from an AXA global graduate, a one-week accelerator programme in an EU city to take their initiative to the next level.
In 2017, a responsible business is a good business.
Increasingly, people are demanding more sustainable products and services. They genuinely care about supply chains and the ethics of the business that they are buying from.
In short, they want to buy from responsible and caring suppliers. That’s where being a Certified B Corp comes in.
The European Social Innovation Competition is a challenge prize run by the European Commission across all European countries.
Organised since 2012 in memory of Diogo Vasconcelos, the competition calls all Europeans to come up with solutions to the problems affecting our society.
Back in September 2016 we hosted a local version of U.Lab: Leading From the Emerging Future to our members and community.
The U.Lab is a program from MITx that develops leadership skills, systemic thinking and collective action. U.Lab is a MOOC designed by the Presencing Institute that incorporates elements such as coaching circles, deep listening, mindfulness and other innovative tools with the aim of co-creating projects for societal change.
In the Impact Hub Scaling initiative, social entrepreneurs and changemakers across 8 Impact Hubs, in Europe have been able to access expertise, training and mentorship in a twelve month programme designed to take their social businesses to the next level of social impact.
EDUCCKATE has been developed by a transnational consortium specifically set up for the purpose of implementing the project. It involves 11 partners from seven 7 EU Member States with complementary expertise. This 18 month initiative is co-funded by the European Commission to develop innovative training and mentored internship scheme for the support of Higher Education Institutions and businesses.
The BENISI partners seek to build a Europe-wide network of networks of incubators for social innovation. This network will proactively identify at least 300 social innovations that are identified with high potential for scaling successfully, and ensure the delivery of necessary support services to those social innovations.