Ireland’s shameful global social enterprise ranking

Ireland’s shameful global social enterprise ranking

Irish Social Enterprise Network calls for an immediate support for Ireland’s social enterprise sector after report ranks Ireland’s legacy at 43rd of 45 of world’s largest economies for social entrepreneurship and social enterprise development. A compelling...
3 Things I Learned at SXSW

3 Things I Learned at SXSW

SXSW is one of those events can change you. The festival, which started as a music festival which later became a film festival and later still became the interactive festival, is one of the most eclectic festivals in the world. It’s art, meets tech, meets music,...
We are Updating!

We are Updating!

Socent.ie is Changing We set up the Irish Social Enterprise Network to help people get their new ideas off the ground or take their existing organisations to the next level. As part of that we developed a website, but we are drastically updating this as part of our...
We are Updating!

What do new social enterprises need?

“There’s something refreshing about young social enterprises in Ireland”.  Guest blogger Danielle Byrne reflects on our recent ISEN event….. I have greatly enjoyed attending the “Story Exchange” open mic events this year at the Irish Social...
Learning from Boston social enterprise

Learning from Boston social enterprise

Guest blogger Danielle Byrne writes…. Everything I ever wanted in social enterprise was in Anne Wunderli’s talk at the Irish Social Enterprise Network last Tuesday. Anne works for Pine Street Inn, a large homelessness charity in Boston. They provide all sorts of...