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SIT Alumni hit the airwaves

SIT Alumni are hitting the airwaves to raise awareness on the importance of Social Entrepreneurship for children by talking to teenage reporters of Rádio Miúdos, a Portuguese radio station, itself a SIT Alumnus. Starting 22 April, ten SIT Alumni will be interviewed...

E-training on how to communicate your impact

E-training on how to communicate your impact

The EIB Institute is organising an exclusive training for the SIT Alumni Network on how to communicate your impact with Kim van Niekerk. This blended training will be delivered in May and June. Six videos will be released on the following dates and a live wrap-up,...

Webinar series on raising venture capital with impact

The EIB Institute is hosting a series of five webinars on "Raising venture capital with impact" with Wladimir Nikoluk from ImmerLearn. This series explores how entrepreneurs can successfully use impact measurement to raise funding from existing and emerging venture...

SIT Alumni raises €1.5 million

SIT Alumni SkillLab, a technology company that turns skills into career paths, has raised €1.5 million in its seed round of funding from Dutch impact venture fund Rubio Impact Ventures. Founded in 2018, the Social Innovation Tournament (SIT) 2020 finalist started out...

Call for applications: Social Innovation Tournament 2021!

We are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the SIT by increasing the amount of the awards! The 15 Finalists will compete for a 1st prize of €75 000 and a 2nd prize of €30 000 in the two categories,  the General Category and the Special Category (in 2021 sustainable...

Plastic pollution solution

Social entrepreneurs never stop innovating to change the world. In this series read about the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, the flagship event of the EIB Institute, organised yearly to reward Europe’s best social entrepreneurs. In...

A rolling steam factory for safer farming

Social entrepreneurs never stop innovating to change the world. In this new series we resume our stories about the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, the flagship event of the EIB Institute, organised yearly to reward Europe’s best social...

Soft as a cloud

    Social entrepreneurs never stop innovating to change the world. In this new series we will profile the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, the flagship event of the EIB Institute, organised yearly to reward Europe’s best...

A digital map for the visually impaired

  Social entrepreneurs never stop innovating to change the world. In this new series we will profile the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, the flagship event of the EIB Institute, organised yearly to reward Europe’s best social...

How to make water out of thin air?

  Social entrepreneurs never stop innovating to change the world. In this new series we will profile the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, the flagship event of the EIB Institute, organised yearly to reward Europe’s best social...

A new definition for worker bees

  Social entrepreneurs never stop innovating to change the world. In this new series we will profile the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, the flagship event of the EIB Institute, organised yearly to reward Europe’s best social...

Webinar “Business and human rights”

    The notion of business sustainability changed forever when new forms of modern slavery within the supply chains of well-known multinationals became public. Nowadays, to embed human rights due diligence throughout a company's value chain is considered a fundamental...