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PTW13 Lunchtime Series: Philly as the Social Entrepreneurship Hub


During this hour-long presentation, you'll hear updates from representatives of the city's new $1m Philadelphia Social Enterprise Partnership, from the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, Wharton Social Impact Initiative and GoodCompany Group, a social entrepreneurship accelerator. We'll also hear from B Lab, a nonprofit organization dedicated to using business to solve social and environmental problems, Investors Circle, a network of angel investors who seek financial, social and environmental returns on their investments and Home Care Associates, a company that both employs and serves folks from low-income communities, and provides training and ownership opportunities for their employees.

  • 11:45am -- Arrival
  • 12:05pm -- Welcome and Overview of Philly Social Enterprise community
  • 12:10pm -- Homecare Associates, Karen Kulp
  • 12:16pm -- Investors Circle and social enterprise investment
  • 12:22pm -- BLabs and triple-bottom-line-certification
  • 12:30pm -- PSEP (Wharton, Urban Mechanics, GoodCompany)
  • 12:45pm -- Questions/Discussion/Next Steps
  • 1:00pm -- Get out the door.

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  • Rod S.

    Very informative and I met some great people.

    April 26, 2013

  • Jeff F.

    Thanks for hosting us Chris! Here's the link to apply to GoodCompany's accelerator program - deadline is May 10th

    April 24, 2013

  • James S.

    Excellent contentl the right people were there; good time management

    1 · April 24, 2013

  • Ron S.

    Looking forward to it! And it's right after the Philly TechBreakfast that morning! See you all there?

    1 · April 23, 2013

  • Graham Q.

    Excited to see the intersection of Govt and #Entre.

    April 22, 2013

  • Andrea G.

    Andrea Garcia
    Dani Ciambotti
    Meghan Nairn
    Holly Saultman

    April 22, 2013

  • Dan D.

    happening during...typing too fast.

    April 11, 2013

  • Dan D.

    Meet Uppers, Chris,

    Sorry if our event, happening at during one of our favorite weeks, didn't get to you guys in time for inclusion. Note, reservation and a small fee.

    “Big Ideas: Funding and Innovation” featuring NSF Director Subra Suresh, will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 6:30pm at the Iron Gate Theater. Participants include Glen Gaulton, Executive Vice Dean and Chief Scientific Officer; ITMAT Director Garret FitzGerald; Chris Hunter, Chair of the Pathobiology Department at Penn Vet; and Jordan Miller, post-doctoral fellow in the SEAS Bioengineering Department. Iron Gate Theater
    3700 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Reservation Required – Price: $12. Enter pennmed under the discount code at this link. <>;

    April 11, 2013

  • amy M.m.p. hurley, m.

    Isle bee dare.

    April 10, 2013

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