Emma Riseley

Growing your community of support: Social enterprise networks in Australia

Monday 7 October 2019 Where to go to connect with other like-minded social enterprise folk An issue that came up regularly while we were conducting our foundational research for The Studio is how lonely being a social enterprise founder can be. As one founder we interviewed said: “ ‘Oh, you get us,’ or, ‘We get …

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Where to look for early-stage social enterprise support

Monday 26 August 2019 A customisable spreadsheet tool for early-stage social enterprises to use The Swinburne Social Startup Studio has pulled together this handy tool for those looking for early-stage social venture support. We have used publically available data to map support along four dimensions. You can download the spreadsheet and then filter along each dimension, …

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Early-stage social enterprise support: Hybridity and The Hollies

Tuesday 26 July 2019 The how and why of The Swinburne Social Startup Studio Before launching the Swinburne Social Startup Studio, we undertook a piece of foundational work aimed at consolidating what is already known, through research and experience, about early-stage social enterprise. To do this, we looked to the (surprisingly extensive for an emerging …

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Join The Swinburne Social Startup Studio!

Monday 7 October 2019 Expressions of Interest are now open to join The Social Startup Studio.  We are keen to support early-stage social enterprises that are willing to flex their adaptive muscle and comfortable participating in knowledge generation and capture. You can find out more and apply here.

Supporting the Victorian social enterprise sector

Thursday 17 September 2020 As we collectively navigate the challenges of 2020, The Swinburne Social Startup Studio is expanding its work with two new programs each designed to help build the resilience of the Victorian social enterprise sector. Now launched and freely available, The Social Enterprise Fundamentals are a set of videos, workbooks and interactive …

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Free practical business support for Victorian social enterprises

MEDIA RELEASE Monday 10 August 2020 The Centre for Social Impact (CSI) Swinburne’s Social Startup Studio has today announced free new clinics for Victorian social enterprises to support the sector following the devastating impacts of the Victorian bushfires and the COVID-19 pandemic. The CSI Swinburne Social Startup Studio Clinics will offer up to 16 hours …

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Growing your community of support: Social enterprise networks in Australia

Where to go to connect with other like-minded social enterprise folk Developing a network or community of support is important for social enterprises. If you’re not sure where to start, The Swinburne Social Startup Studio has listed some of the social enterprise networks that are emerging across Australia.  If you think any of the information …

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Where to look for early-stage social enterprise support

A customisable spreadsheet tool for early-stage social enterprises to use The Swinburne Social Startup Studio has pulled together this handy tool for those looking for early-stage social venture support. We have used publically available data to map support along four dimensions. You can download the spreadsheet and then filter along each dimension, according to your preferences …

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