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Tonya Surman

Building Social Entrepreneurship through the Power of Coworking

By: Tonya Surman – CEO, Centre for Social Innovation
Published in: Innovations, Volume 8, Issue 3/4, 

“Interest in social innovation is growing, and that’s great news […] But, just as social and environmental concerns are reaching a frightening crescendo, technological advances, activism 2.0, and market transformations are changing the world, mostly for the better.

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Tap into the Rage – Social Entrepreneurship

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Capital for you to change the world!

At
CSI, we believe that new innovations are the key to turning the environmental,
social, cultural and economic challenges we face into opportunities to improve
our communities and our planet. We know that early stage social ventures often
struggle to raise capital to test and scale their ideas. Well, we’re all about
solutions, and we don’t like excuses! That’s
why I am so pleased that we were able to announce the launch of the $600K Ontario
Catapult Microloan Fund.

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CSI has a new hero! A hacker! A preacher! … A Director of Culture

Culture is the glue that holds our shared workspace together and the air
that breathes vitality into the lives of everyone who moves through it.
The Centre for Social Innovation is an amazing shared workspace with a
palpable vibrancy that everyone w…

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Social enterprise and the power of crowds

While Wall St. and Bay St. have revealed
themselves to be deeply disconnected from the process of true value creation
and unable to respond to Main Street opportunities, there is a new set of tools
– crowd funding – that is giving rise to the citiz…

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Will a 19th Century budget really position Canada for the 21st Century?

Reading
the 2012 Federal Budget, I am struck at how it positions Canada as the world’s water and
resource supplier. Is this all Canada
really has to offer?  Is this politically visionary?
Is this the Canada that we want? Or is it a narrow-minde…

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