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Thursday, October 3 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Introduction to Social Enterprise: the Development Path (English)

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The session is designed for participants wanting to take an initial exploration into social enterprise or those thinking about starting a social enterprise. The facilitators will lead participants in a discussion about what social enterprise is, why start a social enterprise, the potential community impacts, explore organizational readiness, and review the development path of social enterprise planning.  Explore the perspectives of business models including retail, wholesale, services and goods; non-profits, co-ops, hybrids and for-profits options; and the perspectives of outcomes from employment  to arts, revenue generation, food security, social capital and more.

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Alexis Kane Speer

Associate Manager, Toronto Enterprise Fund
Alexis Kane Speer joined the Toronto Enterprise Fund team in June 2012, where she is an Associate Manager. Outside of her work at TEF, she directs the Sustainable Thinking and Expression on Public Space (STEPS) Initiative, a social enterprise that uses art to connect people to public... Read More →
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Jonathan Wade

Social Enterprise Sector Developer, The Centre for Innovative Social Enterprise Development
Jonathan Wade is a consultant in social finance, small business development and social entrepreneurship. Jonathan has worked for more than 20 years in the not-for-profit sector as a staff member, board member and volunteer in the fields of immigrant integration, international development... Read More →

Thursday October 3, 2013 11:00am - 12:30pm MDT
Telus 101-102 TELUS Convention Centre

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