Online course «Entrepreneurship in Nonprofits»

What are nonprofit organizations and what does social entrepreneurship mean? How can I achieve social innovation in a sustainable way? And how do I achieve long-lasting impact with my social project? Find the answer to these and many more questions in the FutureLearn online course «Entrepreneurship in Nonprofits». Over the course of five weeks, Prof. Dr. Georg von Schnurbein – director at the Center for Philanthropy Studies of the University of Basel – and various academic and field experts will take you on a journey through the fascinating world of social innovation. The course is directed at anyone interested in the topics of social entrepreneurship as well as at dedicated people who want to work in the nonprofit sector – or are already active in this area. It provides you with the economic tools and knowledge that you need to become a social entrepreneur. And it asks you to take a thorough look at your own practice by critically reflecting the learnings with respect to your existing or envisioned social enterprise.

SDG Good Practices

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) is launching a call for submissions of good practices, success stories and lessons learned in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs. Governments, UN entities, international and regional organizations, Major Groups and other Stakeholders are invited to submit contributions from 1 Nov 2018 to 28 Feb 2019, using a dedicated web-based portal. Selected Good Practices will be showcased online and will serve, where applicable, as inpputs to the preparations for the 2019 HLPFs.

Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019

The 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit is gathering the world’s top entrepreneurs around five innovation sectors. Learn more to see if you should be part of this one-of-a-kind, exclusive event, and apply before 1 March 2019.

Creative Business Cup Switzerland

The Creative Business Cup is a global network for innovative business. The Creative Hub as the national partner of Switzerland selects one winner to compete in the global finals in July 2019. At the Global Creative Business Cup Finals all the national winners will compete against each other and will pitch their business concept to a professional international jury. The event is held in Copenhagen, Denmark. We would like to invite you to apply for the Creative Business Cup CompetitionApplication Deadline is 05 March 2019.

Future.preneurship - Recruiting for Innovation

You save time and reach fresh and eager minds when hiring with us. We grant you access to our diverse candidate pool with over 100 highly talented students from our numerous partner universities. We bring your Future.preneur to the next level by our action-based training. We make them familiar with the innovation sector and the latest entrepreneurial approaches. As the cherry on top, you benefit from free legal advice during the hiring process. The application deadline is 17 March 2019.

seif Awards 2019

The seif Awards 2019 «Tech for Impact» reward ventures, applying innovative business ideas to current social and/ or environmental problems. We live in fascinating yet demanding times when it comes to technical progress. With these Awards seif targets entrepreneurs in Europe who use technology to contribute to the UN sustainable development goals. Each Award grants the winners a prize money of CHF 10’000. But that’s not all: finalists are provided with a unique opportunity to increase their international awareness, gain reputation and present themselves to a top-class jury. Also, they will enjoy a coaching package and get the chance to pitch in front of impact investors. If you are an impact driven entrepreneur, don’t hesitate and submit your application until 31 March 2019.