Second Social Entrepreneurship Summer Event

Category: Conferences


Business for a better world

The Vlerick Forum for Social Entrepreneurship is a platform within Vlerick Business School to promote Social Entrepreneurship through knowledge sharing, involvement and networking.
Our goal is to leverage the management knowledge, student talent and professional network of Vlerick Business School to tackle the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges.

This Summer Event is a network event bringing together social entrepreneurs, impact investors, business executives, academia & students to strengthen Social Entrepreneurship for the future. 


1:00        Sandwich Lunch

2:00        Welcome
                Hans Crijns, Professor Entrepreneurship, Partner Vlerick Business School

                How the Forum promotes Social Entrepreneurship 
                Frank Verzele, Manager Vlerick Forum for Social Entrepreneurship

                “Giving Something Back” (in English)
                Presentation of a GSB-project by Vlerick MBA-students

                Presentation of the “Sociale InnovatieFabriek”
                Kaat Peeters, General Manager
                Karen Hiergens, Community & Communication Manager

                Social Entrepreneurship & Impact Investing  
                Piet Colruyt, Impact Investor at Impact Capital

                Social Entrepreneurship in Practice: Dare to dream of a better world and act!
                Vincent De Coninck, Project Manager Positive Entrepreneurs Network

                Moderated by Peter Wollaert, Project Manager Vlerick Forum for Social Entrepreneurship

4:00         Meet and greet

Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.


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