Commercial and Social Start-ups

Commercial and Social Start-ups

As we reflect on the end of our first BNest programme we have absorbed several important lessons. Probably the chief of those is that in social, much more than in commercial, there are two parallel journeys – the enterprise journey and the personal journey. While much...
Guest Post: My journey has been…

Guest Post: My journey has been…

by Suzanne Roche, founder of Limerick Gateway to Education Rewarding and challenging My journey regarding setting up within the charity sector as a social entrepreneur has been rewarding and challenging. Back in 2012 it was very much an all systems go for social...
Guest Post: Being part of the social enterprise…

Guest Post: Being part of the social enterprise…

by Liam Fleming, founder of Siul Eile, Walking Programmes Personally rewarding Being part of the social enterprise space in Ireland is personally rewarding although there is also definite frustration at how social enterprise is rolled out in Ireland. Being a volunteer...