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Here is a presentation done by Marion Beaufrere to present MakeSense & the Social Business concept to a marketing class @ Universite of Laval in Canada. During the workshop the 40 students will ...

Here is a presentation done by Marion Beaufrere to present MakeSense & the Social Business concept to a marketing class @ Universite of Laval in Canada. During the workshop the 40 students will brainstorm on a challenge of Shivani, Social Entrepreneur behind the Inventure Fund project.

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MakeSense Inventure Hold-Up presentation by Marion Beaufrere MakeSense Inventure Hold-Up presentation by Marion Beaufrere Presentation Transcript

  • Social business,
    MakeSense
    and much more…
    March, 16th, 2011
  • Social business: a smalloverview
    Makesense: a short presentation
    Inventure: a prototype
    Practical case: InVenture & the social networks
    RoadMap
  • SocialBusiness
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  • SocialBusiness
    A social business is a non-loss, non-dividend company designed to address a social objective.
    The profits are used to expand the company’s reach and improve the product/service. 
    Sustainabilityof the company indicates that it is running as a business.
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  • SocialBusiness
    Financial profit maximization
    Profit-maximizing businesses
    N.A
    Repayment of invested capital (self sustainability)
    No recovery of invested capital
    SOCIAL BUSINESSES
    NGOs
    Social profit maximization
  • SocialBusiness
    MUHAMMAD YUNUS
    Bangladeshi economist
    2006 Nobel Peace Prize receiver
    Father of themicrocredit concept
    Founder of the Grameen Bank: small loans to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for traditional bank loans  
  • SocialBusiness
    GRAMEEN DANONE:
    « Save the world one cup of yoghurtat a time »
    Produce a nutritive yoghurt for malnourishedchildren
    Employpeople frompoor areas
    Make profits through the sell of yoghurtcups(0.09/0.12 US$)
  • SocialBusiness
  • MakeSense
  • MakeSense
    WHAT?
    An open project started by 2 business students
    Now composed of more than 70 Facebookfriends from all around the world.
    60 social entrepreneurs
    180 challenges
    We connect social entrepreneurs with individuals ready to take up their challenges
    Our goal: 1,000 challenges solved / 10,000 people sensitized
    http://www.makesense.org/
  • MakeSense
    Concretely
    Weinterview social entrepreneurs all around the world, do little videos about their challenges...
    & we put these on the web, asking for specificskills
  • MakeSense
    But also in real life:
    withcreativity workshopscalledholdups
    Following this, we activate people so that they take up
    thosechallenges online :
  • InVenture
  • InVenture
    ShivaniSiroya, CEO
    ColumbiaUniversitygraduate
    Background:
    - Father: banker
    - Mother: WHO
    Implication: Created concept, developed business plan, established status, formed management, established links with potential board of directors and partnership organizations, secured seed funding, and conducted market analysis.
  • InVenture
    Micro venture capital fund that empowers businesses to lift their communities out of poverty
    Mission: create partnerships between people through social investing to lift communities out of poverty
    Vision: business owners, regardless of their location or background, will have access to the financial, social and knowledge capital necessary to expand their businesses and drive local economic growth.
  • InVenture
    SMEs have the potential to create lasting economic development in low-income countries
    The best way to unleash this potential is through investing, not lending.
    InVentureprovides expansion capital to successful micro-businesses and becomes their partner, not their creditor.
    Inventureallow businesses to take on the risk of larger scale innovations. These risks can yield greater rewards and bigger growth, which means more job creation and more lasting development
  • InVenture
    * Social Enterprise Expansion Dollars:
  • WorkShop
    How to spread the wordabout Inventure ?
  • WorkShop
    Objective:
    * make the ideaunderstandable to everyone * create a movement of investors & entrepreneurs
    Target population:
    « Save the world enthusiasts » (MicroPlacemarketresearch)
    * Web 2.0 population
    * Young, idealistic, educated
    * Oftenwithethnicheritage
    * Energized by global impact
    *New to investing
  • WorkShop
    4 teams
    Each team has : 1 facilitator, 1 « secretary »
    4 phases:
    * Ideageneration: 20 minutes
    * « Clustering »: 10 minutes
    * Presentations: 5 x 4 minutes
    * Recap: 10 minutes
    2 rules:
    * There isno stupididea
    * Ideas must be express in a short way (lessthan a tweet)
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