Photos from International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship in India

International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship in India Banner

International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship in India Banner - photo credit A. Mishra

Bert Cherian of MetaWorks, the Master of Ceremonies for the event

Bert Cherian of Meta Results, the Master of Ceremonies for the event - photo credit Sonia Rai

Delegates at the conference [photo credit Sonia Rai]

Delegates at the conference - photo credit Sonia Rai

Nachiket Mor, President, ICICI Foundation [photo credit Sonia Rai]

Nachiket Mor, President, ICICI Foundation - photo credit Sonia Rai

More details about the conference, which took place Dec 4-5 in Chennai, are coming from Aishwarya. Stay tuned!


TC-I Call to Action

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  • UnLtd India, an organization that exists to find, fund and support early stage social entrepreneurs to enable them to develop as leaders, start up sustainable, high-impact initiatives, and prepare their fledgling organizations for further investment, currently looking for exceptional individuals in Mumbai, with ideas/initiatives and the drive to make a positive change in their communities, to support as part of our incubation support program. The program offers a combination of start up funding, hands-on assistance and connections to peers, experts and leaders to the selected individuals. Applications are due 31st July, and applicants are screened on an ongoing basis. More information is available here, here and here
  • Unitus Entrepreneur in Residence Program [via]: Unitus is seeking highly motivated social entrepreneurs to participate in the Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) program for 2008. EIRs at Unitus spend up to one year launching their venture with the deep support of a dynamic community of socially-committed business professionals with passion for alleviating poverty through microfinance.

    The EIR program will provide strategic support to entrepreneurs dedicated to building social businesses that can scale to improve income generation potential of millions of disadvantaged people in emerging markets. Deadline: June 15, 2008

Jobs and Internships

  • is looking for a Strategic Investment Principal to be based in India to be a part of their Fueling the Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) initiative. They are looking for a are seeking a Strategic Investments Principal (SIP) to implement and help revise the SME strategy in India. The SIP will develop and manage relationships, identify and implement ideas, and be able to assess the strategy and change course as necessary to meet’s overall objective. More details are available here