I’m a big supporter of Social Enterprise. I’ve worked with several of the leading social enterprise support services in London. I love to introduce people to the fascinating world of business for benefit.
That’s why I created the Hub Crawl – A four-hour guided tour of three of the best social enterprise coworking spaces in London – Hub Islington, Hub Kings Cross and Hub Westminster. I only run it on special occasions, but I want to describe it here to encourage you to learn more about social enterprise and these amazing hotbeds of social innovation.
You may still be wondering, what is a social enterprise anyway? Here’s my short answer – it’s an organisation that has both social and financial goals. What makes it different from a regular business? The social goals are at least equally as important as the financial ones.
What does social enterprise look like in action? It could be anything from a small group of committed citizens, like the team at Hub Westminster, to a large international organisation like the Big Issue.
And that’s what’s great about the Hub Crawl, you get the chance to see and meet people from both of these organisations, and everything in between.
This Hub Crawl has been organised for the Goldsmiths Social Entrepreneurship MA cohort and Impact Hub members. If you’re not from either group and want to join, send an e-mail to [email protected]!
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