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#MY100 The Young Foundation celebrates Michael Young Centenary

#MY Centenary 2015 is the centenary year of the birth of Michael Young (1915-2002), pioneering social scientist, political activist and social innovator.To celebrate Michael’s life and outstanding contribution to society, the Young Foundation is launching #MY Centenary. Throughout the year they are hosting, convening or supporting events that continue Michael’s work and

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Transnational Start-up Lab London: 2nd TRANSITION acceleration workshop

The 24-26 July 2015 TRANSITION London organises the second Transnational Start-up Lab Acceleration Workshop. The Transnational Start Up Lab is built with the aim of identifying and accelerating the implementation of revolutionary, scalable, high-potential growth social innovations in new countries across the EU. Partners across the Transition consortium nominated potential

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TRANSITION acceleration workshop #2: TSL London

The 24-26 July 2015 TRANSITION London organises the second Transnational Start-up Lab Acceleration Workshop. The Transnational Start Up Lab is built with the aim of identifying and accelerating the implementation of revolutionary, scalable, high-potential growth social innovations in new countries across the EU. Partners across the Transition consortium nominated potential

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TRANSITION Transnational Start-Up Lab: 1st Acceleration workshop in Bilbao

TRANSITION Bilbao will host the first Transnational StartUp Lab – Acceleration Workshop from 10 to 12 June 2015. Four social innovations have been selected to participate in the Bilbao Programme: EMPRENDEDORES SOCIALES-PRESENTACIÓN Spare Space: www.sparespace.org (Netherlands) SchoolRaising: www.schoolraising.it (Italy) E-Lab Europe: www.elabeurope.eu (France) Recyclivre: www.recyclivre.com (France) These 4 projects over the

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Last few days to apply to TRANSITION Transnational Startup Lab: take your social venture to another country

The Transition programme is supporting social innovations to move into new European markets through its ‘Transnational Startup Lab (TSL)’. Transition TSL  is working to identify and accelerate the implementation of revolutionary, scalable social innovations into new countries. What is the Transnational Start-up Lab? The Transnational Start-up Lab is based on rapid prototyping

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TRANSITION London: few days left to apply

TRANSITION London is about to start the second round of the Social Innovation Journey (SIJ). If you have a social innovation idea, contact the Young Foundation and discover how TRANSITION programme can help you scaling it up. TRANSITION London will help you refining an idea, prototype or project, or expand

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TRANSITION London opens the doors for the second round of the Social Innovation Journey: Spark Session #2

SPARK SESSION #2: REGISTER NOW! Vexed by your value proposition? Thwarted by your theory of change? TRANSITION can help you! Flummoxed by your financial model? Baffled by your beneficiaries? TRANSITION can support you! TRANSITION London programme , led by the Young Foundation,  supports people developing ideas, campaigns or ventures that have a

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TRANSITION: 1 year of Social Innovation Incubation

A year has passed since TRANSITION Social Innovation Journey started in Brussels last September 2013: the destination is to scale up 300 Social Innovations across Europe, testing and sharing innovative incubation methodologies and tools, generating a community of Social Innovation Incubation practitioners. London, Paris Region, the Basque Country, Milan, Tampere,

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TRANSITION London: social innovation workbooks online

TRANSITION London support for each social ventures centres around the Social Innovation Journey (SIJ). Central to the offer are 4 key sessions which foucs on development of teams, social impact, products and services, and financial sustainability. Over the last few months TRANSITION London has been outlining the journey each of the

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TRANSITION London: Social Innovation Workbook. Part 1 of 4

The Social Innovation Workbook TRANSITION London developed for the 1st working session with selected social innovations is now free to use, share and enjoy: http://www.growingsocialventures.org/sites/default/files/uploads/Transition%20workbook%20-%20Module%201.pdf This first session is entitled TEAM SKILL/WILL & SOCIAL VALUE PROPOSITION Question: What difference do you want to make in the world? For more information

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