Entries by Marie-Jetske Lettinga

BDF selected to be a Social Challenges Node!

The Social Challenges Innovation Platform is a far-reaching European online ecosystem encouraging the interaction between social innovators and SMEs for the co-development and take up of innovations with a clear social impact. BDF is selected to become a Strategic Node of this European-wide initiative! The platform aims to be a social innovation marketplace, where Public […]

Project SESAME at Friese Poort in Leeuwarden!

VET school Friese Poort in Leeuwarden welcomed the SESAME partners during the 2nd day of the final partnership meeting mid-June. Harry Pieter de Graaf, one of the entrepreneurship teachers involved in the project, invited one of the entrepreneurship students to explain his view and plans on social entrepreneurship to the group. VET teacher Harry Pieter […]

Join our event on Social Challenges!

MentorProgramma Friesland, Inqubator Leeuwarden, Business Development Friesland and Knowledge2018 join forces to organise the event ‘Vital Region: Entrepreneurship for social challenges’ in order to inspire and connect. Keynote speaker Jaap Koen Bijma will, supported by 2 current practises from the field, inspire to tackle social challenges and to create new networks. With workshops led by […]

ChangeMakers’ON – International Social Entrepreneurship event in Kaunas, LT

It’s time to become a change maker, a social entrepreneur. “ChangeMakers’ON” is an international one weekend (February 24-26th) event dedicated to Social Entrepreneurship. During the international intense one weekend event, you will create a Social business model that is based on social innovations and changes. Climate change, health, aging society, pollution, social inequality – these […]

Successful Multiplier event in Leeuwarden: Be Wise, Explore Social Enterprise

On the 17th of January there was organised a Multiplier Event called ‘Be Wise, Explore Social Enterprise’ in Leeuwarden. The aim of this event was to share knowledge and experiences on social entrepreneurship. In total approximately 100 people attended the event. These were mainly students, but also teachers and entrepreneurs. The event was organised in […]

Social and competitive workshop!

That the Dutch students of Friesland College have a competitive mind-set is a sure thing. Last week BDF organised a workshop on Social Entrepreneurship supported by the Enter project. While the students played a game competing for Tony Chocelonely chocolate bars, they developed their social entrepreneurial skills and learned about the concept of Social Entrepreneurship. […]

Meet the (social) Start-ups!

To strengthen business models and safeguard a successful future, businesses need to consider new models and forms of cooperation. At Inqubator Leeuwarden, we know that start-ups and solo-entrepreneurs bring new dynamics to the European, Dutch and Frisian entrepreneurial landscape. And what better place to foster creativity and share ideas than the incubator? That’s why Inqubator […]

Register before April 8th for the European Social Innovation Competition!

Last minute update: Register before April 8th for the European Social Innovation Competition. More info? http://bit.ly/1XXe2z2 The 2016 Social Innovation Competition focuses on social innovation for refugees and migrants. The 3 winners of the competition will each receive a prize of €50,000. The competition is open for entries until 8 April 2016. Take a chance, […]