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Business Booster – The Business Model Canvas

Where: The British Library IP Centre, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB When: 10:00-13:00, Wednesday 14th November 2018 How Much: £25 inclusive of VAT and eventbrite fees Read more »

Introduction to Social Enterprise

Explore and understand this global phenomenon, and learn how you too can change the world. When: Wed 19 September 201810:00 – 13:00 BST Where: British Library Business & IP Centre, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB Read more »

Leadership training at the British Library

When: Wed 25 July 2018, 10:00 – 13:00 Where: British Library Business & IP Centre, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB Read more »

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Book launch: Towards a Fair and Just Economy

Long term Red Ochre collaborators – Context – based in Utrecht undertake many social enterprise support programmes globally. Regularly the learning from the work is published to make to better disseminate the findings. The latest publication – Towards a Fair and Just Economy – was launched at a very well-attended event at the Impact Factory in Utrecht on the 25th of October. The key chapter in the book explores a new social enterprise business model that has improved the lives and livelihoods of apple farmers in the Indian Himalayas. Read more »

Developing Inclusive & Creative Economies (DICE) programme: Cairo scoping visit

Uday participated in a scoping visit to Cairo to seek partners to deliver a programme to grow and develop social and creative enterprises in Egypt. The trip coincided with celebrations for the British Council’s 80th anniversary in Egypt. An impressive number of people attended the 80th anniversary conference. Many from government departments and agencies, universities as well as umbrella organisations, intermediaries and creative entrepreneurs. Read more »

Social Enterprise Bootcamp in Sudan

For several years, the British Council has been running a support programme for young entrepreneurs in Sudan. Young entrepreneurs apply to participate in a training event that then allows some of them to pitch their ideas on national television – a Sudanese Dragon’s Den known as Mashrouy. The public get to vote for a winner This year the theme was on social enterprise. Over 30 entrepreneurs attended a 4-day Social Enterprise Bootcamp in Khartoum during September. Also attending were several experienced entrepreneurs who wanted to improve their skills to train and support other entrepreneurs. Read more »

DICE fund Egypt event – all welcome

On 19th November 2018 at 6 p.m, Red Ochre is holding an event to discuss the British Council’s Developing Inclusive & Creative Economies (DICE) programme. https://www.britishcouncil.org/programmes/dice/fund The British Council is currently promoting a collaboration project between Social and Creative Enterprises in the UK and those in 5 other countries. Read more »

Red Ochre client The Foraging Fox profiled in Forbes

Congratulations to Frankie Fox, one of the founders of the The Foraging Fox and client of Red Ochre for being featured on www.forbes.com today. The Foraging Fox makes all-natural beetroot ketchups and is breaking into the U.S., and people are clearly taking note! Read more »

Shining Stone China visits Red Ochre

Ms Song Qinghua, Director of Shining Stone #socialenterprise, #China paid us a visit on October 19th. Ms Song is an old friend of Red Ochre doing some amazing things with very little in the way of resource. Qinghua broke a social enterprise fact finding trip Iceland to catch-up with us and share her challenges and solutions to engaging with social need on a large scale See Shining Stone for more details. Read more »

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