Starting a Social Enterprise

Taking the first steps

If you’re starting a social enterprise or have a great idea you want to explore, find out how to give it the best chance of success with Ākina Foundation’s ‘Starting a Social Enterprise’ workshop.

Taking the first steps with your venture can seem intimidating; you have a fantastic idea but are not sure what’s needed to get it started. This workshop will give you the confidence to set the wheels in motion.

Come and learn the importance of purpose, explore how business modelling can help you design a social enterprise that works and find out how to test your idea to check that you are on the right track.

Meet other like-minded people, get inspired and find out how and where to start driving your venture forward.

This workshop will cover:

What is social enterprise?
Starting with purpose
What is a social enterprise business model?
Starting your social enterprise
Testing your idea with customers
Next steps

This session has finished. Make contact for further sessions.

Time: 9am -12 noon
Place: Base Station, 148 Durham Street, Tauranga
Cost:  $20