Webinars 2018-2020

The EIB Institute organises, in partnership with renowned international institutions, numerous webinars on topics of interest for social entrepreneurs.

The webinars are delivered by international-oriented speakers with deep expertise, in both academia and practice, in social entrepreneurship, communications, leadership, fundraising and impact investing.

    • Business and human rights

      In this webinar, Francisco Granja de Almeida and Inês Villar from the international law firm Vieira de Almeida (VdA), explored the synergies between human rights and sustainability, introduced fundamental concepts from a legal perspective and leveraged a discussion about their impact and relevance for the future.

    • Venture capital: The deal terms you need to know

      This e-training gives you an overview of the key terms that any entrepreneur need to know when negotiating with a VC, going beyond pricing of valuation and discussing liquidation preferences, control rights and legal points specific to venture capital investment contracts.

    • The listening gearbox

      In this webinar, Kim Van Niekerk introduces you to the simple but incredibly effective listening techniques that when used will bring you a distinct quality of connection with people you meet, even if you have nothing in common.

    • Powerful communication mindsets

      In this webinar, Kim Van Niekerk looks at the role that mindset and focus have on written and verbal communication.

    • Series on Financial Management

      This webinar series is a starting point, introducing important concepts that entrepreneurs can delve into on their own through online research or local experts. Use these webinars as a starting point and explore the knowledge of the web to dig deeper.

    • The EIB Group response to COVID-19 pandemic

      In this webinar, three EIB Group experts – Nina van Doren (Lending, EIB), Cristina Dumitrescu (Inclusive Finance, EIF) and Ulrich Grabenwarter (Equity, EIF) shared how the EIB Group can support social entrepreneurs and SMEs in these difficult times.

    • Communicating as a Leader vs a Manager

      In this webinar, Kim Van Niekerk looks at the role that mindset and focus have on written and verbal communication.

    • Mindfulness for social entrepreneurs

      In this webinar, Kim Van Niekerk  shared with us some mindfulness tips to tackle stress and build resilience.

    • Raising impact investment

      In this webinar, Laura Catana, from FASE, focuses on the investment process and discusses how to get investable and attract the right investors.

    • How to throw away bad working habits for good

      In this webinar, Kim Van Niekerk helps us look more closely at the work habits we know do not help us, but which we just struggle to shift.

    • The future of social innovation and impact investing in Portugal and Europe

      In this webinar of the series of “Social Innovation, Scaling, and Impact” developed by the EIB Institute and Católica-Lisbon Católica-Lisbon, Professor Filipe Santos will discuss the future of social innovation and impact investing with his guest, Professor Filipe Almeida, President of Portugal Social Innovation.

    • Leading systemic change

      In this webinar of the series of “Social Innovation, Scaling, and Impact” developed by the EIB Institute and Católica-Lisbon Católica-Lisbon, Frederico Fezas Vital interviewed Silvia López Herrero and drived an exciting discussion to clarify the buzzword “Systems Change”.

    • Responsible business and leadership

      In this webinar of the series of “Social Innovation, Scaling, and Impact” developed by the EIB Institute and Católica-Lisbon Católica-Lisbon, Nuno Moreira da Cruz, Director of the Centre for Responsible Business and Leadership, cites examples of companies leading the way in different industries, the main trends and crucial leadership skills in this “new world”.

    • Leading teams for social innovation

      In this webinar of the series of “Social Innovation, Scaling, and Impact” developed by the EIB Institute and Católica-Lisbon Católica-Lisbon, Kátia Almeida, Director of Believe & Lead, Girl Move, explores critical aspects to consider when leading teams for social innovation, as well as tips for not only engaging but keeping the team motivated and committed

    • Social innovation and Q&A

      In this webinar of the series of “Social Innovation, Scaling, and Impact” developed by the EIB Institute and Católica-Lisbon Católica-Lisbon, Professor Filipe Santos, Dean of Católica-Lisbon and Programme Director and Chaired Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, addressed hot topics in social innovation and questions submitted by the participants.

    • Business model innovations for impact

      In this webinar of the series of “Social Innovation, Scaling, and Impact” developed by the EIB Institute and Católica-Lisbon Católica-Lisbon, João Santos from Maze provides an overview of business models from different industries that are worth considering when taking your impact venture to the next level.

    • Digital marketing

      In this webinar of the series of “Social Innovation, Scaling, and Impact” developed by the EIB Institute and Católica-Lisbon Católica-Lisbon, Frederico Fezas Vital interviews Rafic Daud, and discuss the best digital marketing tools and strategies and how they can work or be adapted to an impact venture.

    • Mistakes in win-win negotiations

      In this webinar of the series of “Social Innovation, Scaling, and Impact” developed by the EIB Institute and Católica-Lisbon Católica-Lisbon, learn how “win-lose” negotiations often generate unpleasant dynamics and poor outcomes. However, there are also many misconceptions associated with “win-win” negotiations. It is easy to fall into certain traps if we are not aware of

    • Learning from failures

      In this webinar of the series of “Social Innovation, Scaling, and Impact” developed by the EIB Institute and Católica-Lisbon Católica-Lisbon, Francisco Fezas Vital explores cases of how, despite mostly underestimated and cause of shame, failures can become successes, and how to learn lessons for the future.

    • Financing instruments for impact

      In this webinar of the series of “Social Innovation, Scaling, and Impact” developed by the EIB Institute and Católica-Lisbon Católica-Lisbon, learn about the portfolio of financing instruments available for scaling impact ventures and initiatives, particularly in the European context.

    • Creative leadership

      In this webinar of the series of “Social Innovation, Scaling, and Impact” developed by the EIB Institute and Católica-Lisbon Católica-Lisbon, learn about leadership needs for the environments and problems we face, with a particular emphasis on creative leadership tools for addressing complex problems.

    • Social franchising

      In this webinar of the series of “Social Innovation, Scaling, and Impact” developed by the EIB Institute and Católica-Lisbon Católica-Lisbon, Professor Filipe Santos presents the social franchising model as a way to scale social innovations. Guest speaker Hugo Aguiar, CEO of SPEAK, who has implemented a social franchise model, shares his experiences, challenges and lessons

    • Pitching and communication with investors

      In this webinar of the series of “Social Innovation, Scaling, and Impact” developed by the EIB Institute and Católica-Lisbon Católica-Lisbon, learn how one badly assembled slide presentation can prove fatal when the future of a startup is at stake.

    • Strategies for scaling impact

      In this webinar of the series of “Social Innovation, Scaling, and Impact” developed by the EIB Institute and Católica-Lisbon Católica-Lisbon, Professor Filipe Santos, Dean of Católica-Lisbon gave social entrepreneurs a map and tools to plan their scaling strategy.