The people behind the names: Meet the empowering people. Network team

The year has got off to a great start and we are just finalizing our plans for the epNetwork for the coming months – we have a lot to do this year! This of course means that you’ll be seeing (and certainly hearing from us) in person, but just to recap, and for those of […]

Boosting your growth with hybrid fuel

What’s the ideal engine to speed up your social vehicle? And which fuel do you need to run it efficiently? While many social entrepreneurs are not aware of their options, there is a suitable funding model for everyone. Time to investigate which instruments the social finance market has in stock for you. But don’t forget: […]

Silvana Bonnet (in the middle) discussing with other workshop participants

“Diversity is the key…”

We talked to Silvana Bonnet, Communication Manager of Canales Asociación Civil, one of the winners of the empowering people. Award. The winning solution Videobooks in Sign Language enables deaf children access to literature and reading. The videos, created by Canales Asociación Civil, combine children’s books and young adult literature read in sign language, with voice-overs […]

Webinar: How to approach investors when looking for growth capital

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Date(s) - 10/05/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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This webinar is the final part of a series of 4 webinars presented by the empowering people. Network of Siemens Stiftung (Foundation) and FASE, the Financing Agency for Social Entrepreneurship.
The offered content will follow the journey of a typical social enterprise, starting with an initial business set-up, business plan writing, forms of financing and ending with guidance on how to approach investors.
Please register here >> https://www.edudip.com/w/227740

Webinar: What to consider when getting your business plan ready

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Date(s) - 29/03/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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This webinar is part of a series of 4 webinars presented by the empowering people. Network of Siemens Stiftung (Foundation) and FASE, the Financing Agency for Social Entrepreneurship.
The offered content will follow the journey of a typical social enterprise, starting with an initial business set-up, business plan writing, forms of financing and ending with guidance on how to approach investors.
Please register here >> https://www.edudip.com/w/227736

Webinar: Why good preparation is necessary and what you need for a proof of concept

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Date(s) - 22/02/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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This webinar is part of a series of 4 webinars presented by the empowering people. Network of Siemens Stiftung (Foundation) and FASE, the Financing Agency for Social Entrepreneurship.
The offered content will follow the journey of a typical social enterprise, starting with an initial business set-up, business plan writing, forms of financing and ending with guidance on how to approach investors.
Please register here >> https://www.edudip.com/w/227730

Best wishes from the epNetwork Team!

The holiday season is fast approaching here in Germany and it’s the time we typically spend relaxing with friends and family, enjoying some good food and the opportunity to unwind. This year there’s no snow, and not much sun, expected in the south of Germany so some of us might go on the hunt for […]

Webinar: How to transform from a donation-based project into a sustainable social enterprise?

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Date(s) - 17/01/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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On January 17, at 2 pm, we’ll host a webinar on “How to transform from a donation-based project into a sustainable social enterprise?”

This webinar is the first part of a series of webinars presented by the empowering people. Network of Siemens Stiftung (Foundation) and FASE, the Financing Agency for Social Entrepreneurship.

Please register here: https://www.edudip.com/w/222132

Sierra Productiva

Sierra Productiva: Small innovations breaking big ground – by Julia Wachsmann

Take these tiny innovations and picture the change they signify for the life of a small-scale farmer – Amazing! Now picture that they become available for a whole country – I feel something groundbreaking is about to develop!

Rethink, Retool, Reboot: technology as if people and planet mattered

Technology as if people and planet mattered – by Simon Trace

With a short foreword of the epNetwork team: As member of the empowering people. Award jury in 2012, Simon evaluated many of the varied low-tech products and solutions entered. In his role as then CEO of Practical Action, he was able to identify the value and sustainability of these innovative technologies in developing regions. His […]