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POPse! final report is now out!

The POPse! final report has now been published. This publication brings together a sample of material produced throughout the week. It will be sent to policymakers, influencers, practitioners and contributors who can move those specific debates and areas of practice … Continue reading

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Think Thanks, Reflections and Feedback

So, it’s been quite a week at POPse! From helping clean and prepare the space, to a different theme happening each day, to the great roundtables and discussions, to the coffee-fuelled research and conversations, to the incessant twitter stream and … Continue reading

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The 100 Social Enterprise Truths

Much discussed, much re-tweeted, and full of 24 carat, crystal-pure verity, here is the full list of the 100 Social Enterprise Truths. 1. Measuring social impact is about improving what you do, not just proving how well it works 2. … Continue reading

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Talking Community at POPse! video

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A Right Bloody Shambles?

The social enterprise proposition is founded on an idea that can be captured in one word – sustainability. That long-term economic, social and environmental imperatives can be more effectively achieved if they are aligned in co-operation and mutually reinforcing (or … Continue reading

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Now That’s What I Call Social Enterprise vol. 1

It’s the moment the sector’s been waiting for. As anticipated as the launch of the Big Society Bank; as diverse as a School for Social Entrepreneurs cohort; as thought through as a social enterprise business plan….yes, it’s the social enterprise … Continue reading

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Day Two: mutuals, spin-outs, busy-ness!

Day two at POPse! and it’s been a busy one. Having arrived late with a minor hangover from the night before (thanks to those who came to the inaugural dinner: any conversation that ends with someone saying “This is Chatham House … Continue reading

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100 social enterprise truths: tweeted

Over the next 5 days, POPse! is unveiling its 100 social enterprise truths on Twitter….20 per day. Follow the progress on Twitter @popupthinktank or by following the #truths or #socent hashtags Feel free to add your own in the comments below … Continue reading

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Becoming part of the pop-up world…

So while POPse! is focused on the social enterprise community, we’re also getting to know some people in the wider pop-ups world. Not just the lovely people at Meanwhile Space (very nice to meet you in person today, Jessica, Emily … Continue reading

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POPse! location confirmed in Exmouth Market

Thanks to the lovely Eddie + Jessica at Meanwhile Space, POPse! has a confirmed home for its week of think-tankery beginning May 9th….we will be in Exmouth Market in a former Subway franchise / pizza take-away. So you can expect … Continue reading

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