Nikki Brule is an alum from the Spring 2018 Accelerator cohort. In her time with this free 16-week program, she’s been able to foster deeper connections within her community and fellow social entrepreneurs, find ways to increase the social impact of her business, a sustainable food truck called Yummi Yogis, and get a better handle on […]
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Thrive’s mission is to foster resilient communities and an inclusive economy. The latest vessel for that mission is the Incubator Program, which enters its second cohort this fall. Thrive Incubator is a free business development program that targets aspiring and start-up social entrepreneurs. For 12 weeks, participants will gather for classes once a week to […]
Creating a community of social entrepreneurs in Calgary Cross-posted from REAP Calgary with our sincere thanks to Centaine Tyler For the third year in a row, Thrive’s Accelerator program is poised to help early-stage entrepreneurs “fast-track their financial growth, while developing social change within their business,” says Barb Davies, Learning and Leadership Coordinator at Thrive. This […]
Historically, organizations designed to serve the community and organizations designed to maximize private profits have been kept separate from one another.
This fall, Mount Royal University will host Economic Reconciliation & Social Enterprise: A Workshop for Changemakers & Problem Solvers – a two-day workshop that hopes to shift the paradigm between non-profits and government agencies that are working to change social issues in Calgary. Manitoba-based social entrepreneur, Shaun Loney, will be hosting the workshops, bringing to […]