The MaRS Centre for Impact Investing is proud to announce the 2015 Fall Cohort for the Impact8 Program. Initially launched in 2013, Impact8 helps to close the gap between growth-stage impact based ventures and investors interested in opportunities to fund business with a social benefit. By providing mentorship and targeted workshops, Impact8 increases the pipeline of […]Read More ›
SocialFinance.ca announces media partnerership with SEWF 2013
SocialFinance.ca is pleased to announce that it will serve as one of the media partners of the Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) on Oct 2-4 in Calgary, AB. The Social Enterprise World Forum is the premier international event for social entrepreneurs around the world to connect, network and inspire.
This announcement solidifies an growing bond between SocialFinance.ca and the Social Enterprise World Forum, a relationship which began in 2012 with SocialFinance’s coverage of SEWF in Rio, Brazil.
Over the next month, in the lead-up to the Calgary-based event, SocialFinance.ca will have access to SEWF speakers and panelists, presenting SF.ca with the unparalleled opportunity to bring our readers the most up-to-date thought leadership in the social finance both domestically and globally.
On Oct 2, SocialFinance.ca will be live in Calgary, bringing coverage from SEWF, focussing specifically on the event’s social finance stream, as well as on Keynote addresses by speakers Craig Kielburger, Co-founder of Free the Children and Me to We and Pamela Hartigan, Executive Director, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Oxford University’s Saif Business School, among others.
If interested in attending the event, consider purchasing your tickets before Thursday, the last day for the early bird ticket price. Stay tuned to SocialFinance.ca for all of your SEWF13 coverage.
SocialFinance.ca is the leading online community hub for social finance and impact investing in Canada, and one of the most respected information sources globally in the field. SocialFinance.ca has over 200 writers from across Canada and has a strong Canadian and global audience, regularly receiving over 16,000 pageviews/ month. As one of the flagship strategic initiatives of the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, SocialFinance.ca is uniquely positioned as a space for discussion that reaches private, public and voluntary sector audiences.
SocialFinance.ca has provided online media promotion and coverage for numerous high profile events at MaRS and has been a media partner for a number of global impact investing events, including SOCAP (2009-2013), SoCAP Europe 2011, FIESS 2011 in Montreal, Quebec, the Toronto International Microfinance Summit and Partnering for Global Impact 2012 and 2013. In 2012, SocialFinance.ca was also a media sponsor of the Social Enterprise World Forum in Rio, and will also serve as a media sponsor of SEWF in Calgary, AB in October.
The Social Enterprise World Forum is the international event for social enterprises all over the world to come together and discuss policy and practice, to learn from one another and to network. The event visits a new continent each year and has been in Scotland, Australia, USA, South Africa and Brazil. In 2013 the event will take place in Calgary, Alberta with the largest contingent expected to date. SEWF 2013 is hosted by the Trico Foundation, in partnership Organizing Partners, MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, Social Enterprise Council of Canada, Social Innovation Generation (SiG) and The Canadian CED Network.