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Barcamp social innovation_2010

  1. 1. Innovating<br />SocialEntrepreneurship<br />throughInternet Technology<br />Mingles Tsoi | barcamp 2010<br />
  2. 2. outline for barcamp 2010<br />what are social problems?<br />what is socialentrepreneurship?<br />what is social innovation?<br />why socialentrepreneurs help?<br />how internet technologyhelp? + cases<br />
  3. 3. social problemsin Hong Kong<br />© www.cairnsmedia.com<br />© www.cairnsmedia.com<br />© www.cairnsmedia.com<br />
  4. 4. poverty in Hong Kong<br />© www.edwardfwong.com<br />
  5. 5. ENVIRONMENTAL<br />POVERTY GAP<br />PUBLIC HEALTH<br />CLIMATE<br />DRUG ABUSE<br />AIR POLLUTION<br />
  6. 6. Can we<br />DO SOMETHING ?<br />
  7. 7. what is social entrepreneurship?<br />Social entrepreneurship is a process by which citizens build or transform institutions to advance solutions to social problems*,in order TO MAKE LIFE BETTER FOR MANY.<br />* social problems, such as poverty, illness, illiteracy, environmental destruction, human rights abuses and corruption.<br />Social entrepreneurs create new combinations of people and resources that significantly improve society’s capacity to address problems.<br />
  8. 8. “The most important is…<br />Social Enterprise<br />must achieve thedouble bottom line<br />but it’s better to have triple bottom line<br />Economic Viability<br />Social Responsibility<br />Environmental Neutrality<br />
  9. 9. what is social innovation?<br />Social innovation seeks new answers to social problems by identifying and delivering new services that IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFEof individuals and communities.<br />
  10. 10. Obama’s social innovation fund<br />On July 22nd Barack Obama’s administration listed the first 11 investments by its new Social Innovation Fund (SIF). About $50m of public money, more than matched by $74m from philanthropic foundations, will be given to some of America’s most successful non-profit organizations, in order to expand their work in health care, in creating jobs and in supporting young people (see the right table)<br />
  11. 11. why social entrepreneurs help?<br />Innovative projects may reduce social problems, but the speed of spreading innovations is slowly.<br />In business, entrepreneurial firms that do well grow fast; but social entrepreneurship does not yet have a Microsoft or a Google.<br />Policymakers hope that with encouragement from social entrepreneurs best ideas can be spread faster and wider.<br />
  12. 12. KIVA- web platform of global microfinance exchange<br />how internet technology help?<br />cases<br />
  13. 13. www.kiva.org<br />
  14. 14. e-Everythingeducation, entertainment, environmental<br />
  15. 15. leveraging social media for change<br />
  16. 16. HKSEC is recognized as the foundation for young undergraduates and fresh graduates to learn the principle of social entrepreneurship<br />
  17. 17. Training through Business Plan Competition<br />We believe<br />SocialEnterprise is ...<br />created with social mission<br />aiming to relieve or reduce social problems<br />through market mechanism and long term strategy<br />under private enterprise operation<br />with innovative, decisive andfinancial sustainability model<br />creating socialvalue from profits<br />
  18. 18. 2010 Mission + Strategy<br />Social Innovation<br />Fresh thinking that creates value for social good through the open and user-driven processes<br />Multi-dimensional engagement with various business sectors to generate innovation<br />Social Entrepreneurs in Practice<br />3-Step: Motivation, User-driven Innovation, Actions<br />Internship, Incubation, Startup Investment, Mentorship<br />
  19. 19. Our Mission<br />To motivate more teenagers to learn, work, and create social enterprises;<br />To develop more in-depth learning resources for social entrepreneurship, such as social impact assessment, ideas of collaboration and innovation for social good;<br />To inducebusiness enterprisesadopting social entrepreneurial operation model and becoming more socially conscious;<br />To bring together public, private and community partners to createnew solutions to Hong Kong’s most pressing social needs.<br />
  20. 20. Business Plan Competition<br />All team members must attend<br />English/Chinese<br />Semi-Final & Final:<br />15 min presentation + 20 min Q&A<br />20-page document full business plan<br />English/Chinese<br />Summary5-page document, English/Chinese<br />Visual Promotion<br />Video/multimedia presentation<br />
  21. 21. Our Approach<br />Practicing & Actions<br />Learning Activities<br />Competition Internship<br />Principles / Witness<br />Visits / Experts<br />Training Workshops (2 levels)Mindset Training: Ideas for Social InnovationSkills Training: Creating Social Business<br />Talks(3 times)Talk 1: Technology and DesignTalk 2: Social Intelligence ForumTalk 3: Innovating Social Business<br />Community Visits (5 sessions)Understanding Social Reality on themes:- poverty - environmental- housing - cultural conservation- ethnic minority & social inclusion<br />Mixers & Mentors (3 times)- Finding team mates- Meeting mentors & entrepreneurs- Meeting advisors and investors<br />Business SummaryExpecting about 1,000 students for 320 teams<br />Semi-Final24 teams are selected by 6 panels of judges<br />Grand Final6 teams will compete for the 2 champion awards<br />Internship AwardsEach member of the two Champion teams will be awarded $48,000 as internship money to support the implementation of their social ventures<br />
  22. 22. Summary of Activities<br />Promotion, Education & Training<br /> Over 15 introductory sessions <br /> 5 Community Visits<br /> 3 Social Entrepreneur Talk<br /> 3 Social Innovation Mixers<br /> 2 Training Workshops<br />Official Events<br />Inauguration Ceremony (25 Sep 2010)<br />Semi Final Presentation (22 Jan 2011)<br /> Grand Final Presentation (19 Feb 2011)<br /> Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony (19 Feb 2011)<br />
  23. 23. Media coverage of HKSEC2009<br />Supplement in HKEJ and HKET<br />
  24. 24. Constructing theSocial EntrepreneurialEcosystemfor Hong Kong<br />
  25. 25. Contact<br />Mingles Tsoi<br />hksec@sechallenge.hk<br />www.sechallenge.hk<br />www.facebook.com/hksec<br />www.youtube.com/hksec<br />t.sina.com.cn/hksec<br />www.twitter.com/hksec<br />

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