2009 Session:

Session Description – Start-ups with social impact

This session will provide working definitions for social enterprise and social business and case studies along the spectrum of social impact and profit motivation. A panel of entrepreneurs will discuss their ventures, how they operate, how social impact fits into the business model, and the challenges they face, including raising capital.
The session will end with a discussion on steps to make Austin a leader in start-ups with social impact.

Part of the Social Entrepreneurship series sponsored by The Silverton Foundation.

About the Speaker

Nell Edgington

Social Velocity, President

President, Social Velocity (www.socialvelocity.net) a social innovation company that helps social impact organizations scale and generate revenue.