Participative Session 8: Bridging the early-stage funding gap

Participative Session 8: Bridging the early-stage funding gap

Acknowledging the unique challenges social entrepreneurs face when raising investment or accessing funding in the early days. Discussing the different types of funding available and the pros and cons of each. Hearing from the experts on how they can facilitate and support raising investment, whilst working with the entrepreneurs to help protect their mission and values. Hearing from the entrepreneurs themselves about their personal experience, the range of funding they considered and used, and associated learning. What are the options available to social entrepeneurs and what do they need to keep in mind when considering these options?