RESCHEDULED for April 10 — Here’s the Pitch: Pitching Your Social Enterprise.

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Here’s the Pitch: Pitching your Social Enterprise “Pitching” your work to key stakeholders is critical for every social entrepreneur to master. Here’s your chance to learn about the value of “the pitch” and practice yours in a safe environment. In this educational event focused on “Pitching Your Social Enterprise” adult, middle school and high school […]

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Huge Potential for Social Enterprises: Equity Crowdfunding

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Huge Potential for Social Enterprises: Equity Crowdfunding By Tom Triplett, SEA-TC Board Member and Chair of the Public Policy Committee    On October 23, the federal Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued proposed rules on what is called “equity crowdfunding.”  When fully implemented in mid-2014, this new investment tool will provide a potentially huge source of […]

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Upcoming event — Public Benefit Corporation Law: The Right Thing for Minnesota?

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Public Benefit Corporations would be a new class of legal structure options for Minnesota businesses. They would differ from regular corporations in that a “social benefit” would be a legitimate goal for the business — not just earning a financial return for the corporation’s shareholders.  Under our current laws these social benefits are already permissible […]

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Member Spotlight – Minnesota Public Radio

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Member Spotlight – Minnesota Public Radio One of the most ubiquitous forms of social enterprise is the community and public radio sector, with some of its deepest roots in Minnesota. Minnesota Public Radio is a premier public radio station producing programming for radio, online and live audiences. With its three services — MPR News, Classical MPR and […]

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Member Spotlight – Cookie Cart

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What’s sweet this month? Please join us for the August Member Spotlight with Cookie Cart. Click HERE to register. The Cookie Cart began in the early 1980s as a grassroots effort by Sister Jean Thuerauf, who opened her North Minneapolis home to neighborhood youth in an effort to help them escape gang recruitment. Every day after […]

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Social Enterprise Alliance Summit: What did I miss?

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The Social Enterprise Alliance Summit in May was packed with speeches and panels from social entrepreneurs all over the world. SEA-Twin Cities will meet to share key takeaways and favorite moments from the Summit. If you came to the Summit, come and share what you learned and how you’ve applied it to your work. If you didn’t […]

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SEA-TC Summer Social – June 27

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Best Social Enterprise Networking Event of the Year! It’s Free! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! The Twin Cities chapter of the Social Enterprise Alliance is hosting its biggest gathering of the year.  This is a not-to-miss event!  It’s a great opportunity to meet and mingle with peers and reconnect with people you met at theSEA Summit. Last year’s networking event attracted over a hundred […]

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