Social ventures take different forms and have unique requirements. Find the right resources to support your growing social venture.


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Social innovation

These resources help entrepreneurs learn how to start a social enterprise or a social purpose business (and distinguish between the two).

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Impact measurement

Financial measures do not suffice to identify, quantify and measure impact performance. These resources provide entrepreneurs with information on impact measurement.


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Impact investing

Impact investing refers to the growing movement to invest in financially sustainable ventures that create a positive social and environmental impact. This listing steers entrepreneurs to key resources on impact investing.


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Attracting social finance investors: Five Hot Tips for Startups

Here are five tips on how startups can capture the attention of social impact investors and social finance lenders.


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Raising Capital as a Social Venture: Four Hot Tips for Startups

Joyce Sou of the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing describes strategies for social ventures to attract impact investors and raise capital. Joyce highlights the importance of B Corp certification and registering on the SVX.


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Engaging constituents through your online community: Four Hot Tips for Start-ups

Hear how startups can create an effective online community engagement strategy.