Social enterprises newly created youth social enterprises and social enterprises with new business lines.
According to gather bases, understand social entrepreneurs and individuals or organizations the aim of which is to achieve a transformation or social impact through an economic and environmentally sustainable business activity.
This initiative considers that social enterprises in “seed phase” comprise entrepreneurs who intend to start a new activity as social enterprises with a formal tour less than three years.
Obra Social “la Caixa” will provide comprehensive support to the initiatives of these entrepreneurs and social project that provides:
- Financial support
- Training and support management
The deadline for nominations for these grants ends on 11 December 2011.
Av. Diagonal, 621
Catalunya Emprèn – Xarxa Emprèn (Generalitat de Catalunya)
Network Embark with you in creating your company. Our organizations offer information, guidance, advice, training and support for the consolidation of your company.
Generalitat de Catalunya
Àrea d’Emprenedoria i Formació (Department of Entrepreneurship and Training)
Departament d’Empresa i Coneixement
Passeig de Gràcia, 105 9a planta
ESADE, BBVA and PWC Foundation – Momentum Project
Momentum Project is an initiative of ESADE, BBVA (GPA of PwC) and PwC, aimed at promoting social entrepreneurship in Spain.
The objective is to attract social entrepreneurs with projection. Each year, up to 10 entrepreneurs are selected who are in the process of scaling their projects, with the objective of accessing a program that integrates training, advice and financing.
A Social Investment Day has been established for BBVA Private Banking clients to present the projects annually and seek financing.
BBVA has created a financial vehicle so that private investors can invest in identified social entrepreneurs every year.
The role of PwC is to carry out the independent analysis and evaluation of the selected projects (Due Diligence non-financial), to give security to the investors.
Objectives of Momentum Project:
- Identify and develop social entrepreneurship in Spain.
- Support the consolidation and development of social enterprises that provide effective and scalable solutions for social and environmental challenges.
- To create an ecosystem of support for this type of enterprises.
- Encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing among entrepreneurs, students and managers for the co-creation of social and environmental value.
- Generate knowledge related to social entrepreneurship.
- Encourage the participation of private investors in the financing of social enterprises.
María Erquiaga Mendoza
CP’AC (Fundació Privada per a la Promoció i l’Autoocupació de Catalunya)
Facilitate and assist in the establishment of organizations pursuing parallel objectives of the Foundation, as well as collaborate with all those agents of their socio-economic, national and international levels, with particular attention to companies, public authorities and institutions or private non-profit proposed objectives or programs of activity similar to the Foundation or directly or indirectly contribute to its performance.
Fundació Privada per a la Promoció i l’Autoocupació de Catalunya (CP’AC)
C/ Vallespir, 189-1919
Ship2B Foundation promotes a new way of conceiving the business world helping to create businesses that solve major social and environmental issues, without neglecting its profitability.
To achieve this has a large impact on net investment level in Spain and in co-investment vehicles that allow “startups” that create a dual social and economic profitability. The foundation is committed to promoting this sector from sectoral collaboration and networking.
The service offered to people who want to carry out a social entrepreneurship project consists of four phases of support and guidance:
- Development of the idea: project conception and launch of an aircraft with the help it provides mentorship.
- Consolidation of the “startup”: accelerating the project and close the first round of funding.
- Financing growth: the presentation of the co-investment vehicle and closing the second round of funding.
- Portfolio investment: investment in social impact as part of a network.
Ship2B has also created a group of women involved in social economy projects contributing its particular vision of women in a professional environment.
C/ Roc Boronat, 117, 2ª planta
+34 93 5342122
Barcelona Activa – Program of Social Entrepreneurship
- Training sessions: to give entrepreneurs the tools and skills necessary to consolidate the good economic and technical projects
- Mentoring and monitoring: individual sessions with each project to review, resolve questions of the project team and provide improvements related to the subject at every stage of the process
- Sessions relational knowledge of successful entrepreneurial experience
- Networking Lunch
- Award for the best entrepreneurship € 12,000, € 6,000 and € 3,000 first runner
- Access to financing
Llacuna, 162 – 164
+34 934 019 777
Generalitat de Catalunya (in collaboration with the European Social Fund) – Programa Emprèn Social
Social Entrepreneurship Program in Catalonia whose objective, first position, extend and boost social entrepreneurship in the whole of Catalan society. Secondly identify social entrepreneurship initiatives and make a selection to accompany them enhance their viability. Finally, create an ecosystem that facilitates access to tools and resources and interaction between the different actors of social entrepreneurship.
During 2011, 2012 and 2013, the Social Entrepreneurship Program projects in Catalonia has accompanied its creation and implementation, offering them training, tutoring, mentoring and public visibility. Has developed a range of resources that are currently in Catalonia, in the service of social entrepreneurship. Has invited social entrepreneurs around the world to share their experiences. Has promoted the creation of a favourable ecosystem for social entrepreneurship in Catalonia, bringing together institutions and organizations that currently develop services and resources for projects’ social entrepreneurship in our country. It has also developed actions to strengthen the ecosystem and viewing social entrepreneurship in Catalonia through the realization of publications and editing materials, a compilation of the existing resources for social entrepreneurship, a map of the actors as well as meetings, seminars and consolidate a network for social entrepreneurship in Catalonia.
Who is it aimed at? Social entrepreneurs in the process of creating their initiative to lead projects with social impact, innovative and sustainable.
Programa Emprèn Social
C/ Sepúlveda, 148 – 150
The Congress undertakes Catalonia / Investment Forum is part of the funding program of action which aims to stimulate innovative and enterprising Catalonia. It is a meeting point for projects and investors, facilitating the funding and growth of Catalan companies. Currently has the support of more than 50 organizations and in recent editions, the Forum enabled participants to close operations and more than 100 trade agreements, moving a number over 50 million.
Passeig de Gràcia, 129
Uniempren (University of Valencia)
ENISA is a state-owned mercantile company under the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, through the General Directorate of Industry and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, which since 1982 has been actively involved in financing viable and innovative business projects.
Enisa (Empresa Nacional de Innovació, SME, SA)
C/ José Abascal, 4 Planta 5
ENISA (Empresa Nacional de Innovación, SME, SA) – Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Turismo. Gobierno de España)
What is UNIEMPREN?
UNIEMPREN in a platform developed with the financing of the Ministry of Education, within the framework of the Program of Integral Attention and Employability of university students, whose purpose is to promote and encourage self-employment within the university community. From the platform you can get the financing you need to develop your project and get it out, find that partner you need to complete your human team and also collaborate so that another project goes ahead by providing funding to it.
Who is behind UNIEMPREN?
UNIEMPREN is a platform that belongs to the Universitat de València and is managed from its General Foundation, being the technicians of the Observatory of Professional Insertion and Labour Advice (OPAL), who will help you throughout the process, clearing your doubts and Doing everything possible to make your project come true.
- The services offered by the platform are as follows:
- Search for funding through crowdfunding
- Search for non-monetary collaborations
- Search for partners
- Search for volunteering
- Information and advice to entrepreneurial university people
- Support to the entrepreneur through the blog of the platform and its social network on Facebook and twitter
Uniemprèn (Universitat de València)
C/ Amadeu de Savoia, 4