Green businesses and social start-ups took centre stage at first ever ‘Good Entrepreneur Festival’
The Good Entrepreneur Festival, which had over 800 registrants from across the world, invited students, staff, alumni and the public to celebrate social enterprises and learn more about starting their own businesses.
The month-long online festival was organised by the CityVentures Team and BetterSpace, a City operated social enterprise hub supporting small and micro businesses in Islington.
The festival which was rebranded from City’s Social Enterprise Festival focused on themes such as people, planet and profit.
Every Tuesday throughout the month, attendees heard from social entrepreneurs who are using business to make the world a better place.
Talks explored how entrepreneurs can save the planet; how business can measure social impact; how social enterprises can access funding and more.
Pitch for Good results
The festival was capped off with the Cool to Care talk which featured a Q&A with current City Launch Lab social entrepreneurs.
The final session also announced the Pitch for Good competition winners, where students and recent City graduates had been invited to submit short video pitches outlining their social good business ideas.
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To see all of the videos from the Good Entrepreneur Festival, see the CityVentures YouTube channel.
For more information about entrepreneurship at City see CityVentures.