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Response to "Time to get the builders in?"

In his blog "Time to get the builders in?" David Floyd of Social Spider CIC discussed some aspects of the Builder Capital model that Robbie Davison and I have talked about in our book, "The Investable Social Entrepreneur"

We are grateful for David's support and we have added a response to the original blog: 

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Introducing Builder Capital Event Details & Tickets

The Investable Social Entrepreneur -Introducing Builder Capital

Thursday 10th July 2014

2pm – 5pm

                                       

Kindly hosted by Mazars LLP at

Tower Bridge House, St Katherine’s Way, London E1W 1DD

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Builder Capital – A New Approach to Funding Social Enterprise

Builder Capital – A New Approach to Funding Social Enterprise

We want to see a world where those social enterprises capable of providing alternative, innovative and thorough business solutions to social need are able to access capital which provides them with the capacity they require and buys them time to find and develop markets for the social impact they can deliver.

We believe that the reality of current social finance funding, from the standpoint of the social enterprise, is that the money currently on offer doesn’t fit with what is required – it is the wrong sort of money.

So what does the right sort of money for funding social enterprise look like?  

This article briefly explains what Builder Capital is, why it is needed, and how investors who provide it can benefit while helping social enterprises achieve financial sustainability.

Read the full article here 

Introducing Builder Capital London Event - Save the date!

The Investable Social Entrepreneur -Introducing Builder Capital

Thursday 10th July 2014

2pm – 5pm

 

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Financing Social Enterprise: The Role of Builder Capital

 The provision of services to meet social need currently has two key drivers in the UK:

  1. The need to cut the cost of providing services within existing public sector funded markets.
  2. The need to innovate to find new ways of meeting need in markets that have changed significantly in recent years

These drivers demand very different approaches to allocating capital appropriately and hence different funding models. 

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