Opinion

Guest post: Ask&Advise Evening

From our friends in BNest via us in Socent.ie! http://bnest.ie/guest-post-askadvise-evening/ On the 5th December in the BOIWorkbench Limerick, we in the Socent.ie hosted a BNest Ask&Advise night. As ever in Limerick, the audience gathered were positive and...

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, meets...

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...

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...

#ISEC14 Success – First Thoughts

Social Enterprise is alive in Ireland There can be no doubt that social enterprise is alive and well in Ireland. Thanks to the hundreds of people who came out and those that took part in our online discussions on #ISEC14. It has been ab overwhelmingly positive...

Get your voice heard!

One of the most positive things we have learned, is to listen to the voice of the membership and those with things to say. We, in Ireland, have some of the greatest thought leaders in this space. We have questioned the status quo (social entrepreneurs are a little...