We bring founders and other interested stakeholders together to share, learn, inspire, support and connect.
We are planning our next events for 2019 in London on 1st October, in Madrid in September, the USA in October & November, and for 2020 in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Colombo.
Contact us if you would like to discuss being involved, speaking at or creating an event in your location, or around a particular theme.
Social Founder Network launch in Tokyo
In March 2019 we launched in Tokyo
60 Japanese social founders, charity leaders, impact investors and interested friends came to our launch event at EdgeOf in Shibuya, Tokyo to hear from fascinating Japanese social founders, to debate founder issues and network over drinks and delicious food.
Our guest speakers were Mie Kajikawa, founder of Sport for Smile, alongside Aiko Odachi and Makoto Goda, co-founders of Nippon Biodiesel Fuel and Green Image Film Festival.
Thank you EdgeOf for hosting us so generously in your beautiful space.
Read about some of our Japanese social founders in our Founder Gallery
Social Founder Network Breakfast
EY London November 2018
30 Social Founders gathered at the Social Founder Network Breakfast Forum, hosted by EY London on Thursday 8th of November, to network with other social founders, and hear the powerful story of Michelle Morgan, co-founder of Livity, and now founder of Pjoys.
Social Founder Network
Launch in Sri Lanka
In July 2018 we launched the Social Founder Network in Colombo
40 Sri Lankan social founders and their colleagues joined our launch event at the Good Market in Colombo to debate founder issues and to network with founders from charities, foundations, social enterprises, corporate and community organisations.
We were delighted to be back in Colombo in January 2019 to speak at the Social Enterprise international conference in partnership with Social Enterprise Lanka and the British Council, and to hold another gathering of Social Founders at the Good Market.
Read about Sri Lankan social founders in our Founder Gallery
Social Founder Network
Launch in London
EY London July 2017
We were thrilled that EY hosted our first event in their iconic London HQ. 45 social founders, at all stages of their founder journeys, came together to share their stories, hear from inspirational speakers.
We developed key themes to take forward, and priorities for the new network.
Making History: Stories of Social Founders in the Voluntary Sector
Caroline Diehl gave a talk about Social Founders past and present to members & guests of the
Voluntary Action History Society at an evening seminar, discussion and networking drinks.