Application to GSVC South East Asia Round for2010-2011 is now open!
The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) is nowopened for the South East Asian participants who havea strong, innovative business idea for social andenvironmental impact. GSVC is the first competition topromote graduate-student entrepreneurs, initiated byUniversity of California, Berkeley in 1999. Since 2007,Thammasat University has been the first university inSouth East Asia that has partnered in hosting thecompetition.For more information, please visit: www.gsvc-sea.org/index.html
Seventh Annual Conference on Social Entrepreneurship
This two-day conference held on 3-5th November 2010was an assembly of leaders in social entrepreneurshipsuch as social entrepreneurs, investors andphilanthropists, scholars, educators, and thoughtleaders. The event featured discussions of conceptand themes in social entrepreneurship research by thescholars in the field and the measurement of socialimpact, which has become an essential businessbenchmark for mature social entrepreneurship.For more information, please visit: http://w4.stern.nyu.edu/
The First Finnish Social Enterprise Conference; 24-25thNovember 2010
The first Finnish social enterprise conference was heldon 24-25th November 2010. With the aim to generatinginspiration for participants start social enterprise byshowing the best practices and social innovation, theevent-cum-exhibition showcased many special sessionswith the keynote speakers from the UK and Finlandsuch as Barry Roberts of Turning Point and Nigel Lowthroof Hill Holt Wood.For more information, please visit:www.socialbusinessint.com/
AKI opened the new house.
The Asian Knowledge Institute (AKI) celebrated itsbrand-new city campus at the Interchange Building onSukhumvit Road. Established in 2009, the institute aimsto produce the next generation Asian business leadersand is focused on building an extensive network throughout Asia. Apirak Kosayodhin, the Founder andPresident of the University Committee, gave short yetinspirational speech on the rising of Asia, having saidthat, “This current era belongs to the Asian. Every trendhas centralized to the region. It is time for Asia to holdthe wheel of fortune and sustainable practice as itscore.”Also launched at the event is AKI’s latest curriculum,the ‘Executive Program in Asian Business Leadership’,which is currently accepting applications and willcommence in 2011.For more information, please visit: www.akiedu.org/