Black Fund

New fund ‘Common Call’ launched for UK Black-led charities and social enterprises supporting communities impacted by Covid-19

Charities and social enterprises – led by Black founders and people of colour – can now apply to receive a new grant funding of up to £3,000 to ‘socially empower’ their community-focused impact work.  The Common Call fund is jointly set up by Do It Now Now (DINN), an open innovation organisation working to socially […]

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Why I’m using my social enterprise profit to fight for social justice in sub-Saharan Africa

The world is changing and it’s time that we come together as one and at the forefront of this social change. With the desire to push for social justice, Will Adoasi launched his ethical watch company ‘Vitae London’ in 2015 and uses the profit – made from the sale of its own branded watches – […]


“Given Brexit and Trump, We Now Need Entrepreneurs More Than Ever Before,” Says Innocent Drinks Co-founder Richard Reed

Innocent Drinks co-founder Richard Reed calls for entrepreneurs across the world to be strong amidst this ongoing political and economic chaos. Speaking to entrepreneurs at a social enterprise event in London last night, titled ‘Make Society Great Again’, Reed said: “We are the best possible hope and chance the world has got.” Reed was part […]

Sharing Economy

Five Lessons To Learn In A Sharing Economy Start-up

Co-founder of Weroom – Five Lessons To Learn In A Sharing Economy Start-up Thomas Villeneuve co-founded Weroom in 2013 with the aim of building a marketplace, which connects the community of tenants, landlords and agencies in harmonious flat-sharing experiences. I came up with the idea to launch a website to help match people to their […]