Announcing the 2013-14 Orange County Social Enterprise Academy
What’s the best way to determine a viable social enterprise? What are the steps to scaling up? Where could start-up funding come from? Find the answers here!
Open to all not-for-profit organizations that are planning or currently engaged in social enterprise (earned-income) ventures.
• Put Social Enterprise to work for expanded income and impact
• Benefit from advice and expertise of seasoned entrepreneurs
• Learn how and where to find seed capital
• Promote your enterprise to new audiences
Workshop graduates will be eligible to participate in the March 2014
OC Social Enterprise Venture Competition.
Session 1 – September 20th (no charge)
Getting Started, What Venture is Right for You? Series Overview and Venture Competition Logistics
Session 2 - October 4
Market Research- Are There REALLY customers?
Session 3 - November 8
Your Business Model- How Will It Work & What Will It Cost?
Session 4 - November 22
The Sales Process-How Will You Find and Keep Customers?
Session 5 - December 6
Putting It All Together- Your Business Plan
Session 6 - January 10
Lessons from Your Peers- A Panel Discussion on “Failing Forward”
Call 949-500-2381 for more information or to request scholarship assistance.
Academies for Social Entrepreneurship creates an eco-system of support that nurtures entrepreneurship and innovation in nonprofit organizations. Our "ASE In-the-News" section shares our on-going work and upcoming events.