There are many online platforms with resources for impact startups and you can therefore compile different (often free) materials and courses in order to build your own curriculum. If you prefer to move forward on your own, here is the first part in the series ‘’Be Your Own Mentor’’.
Part 2 can be found here.
Part 3 can be found here.
Part 4 can be found here.
Tools and Templates:
Social Lean Canvas: an online tool with social lean canvas templates.
Canvanizer: a web tool with easy to share canvas templates.
Business Makeover platform: a platform with business model tools.
Strategyzer: canvases templates and other tools.
LEANSTACK: lean canvas tool and more.
37 Angels: tools.
Y Combinator: startup library.
Social Ventures Australia: a business planning guide for social enterprises.
MovingWorlds: Social Entrepreneur Guide.
Cartier Women’s Initiative: courses, videos, and articles.
Queen’s Commonwealth Trust: a range of free learning materials and useful links to help you build your leadership and enterprise skills.
Envolve Entrepreneurship: resources to grow business or work on a new business idea.
Initiative for Social Entrepreneurs: learning resources for social enterprises.
REDFworkshop: free resources for employment social enterprises.
Yunus&Youth: resources for social entrepreneurs.
Triple Crown Leadership: social entrepreneurship resources.
VillageCapital: PlayBook on Team Building.
Pioneer Post: collections of resources.
Sopact: Social Impact Resources.
Buy Social Scotland: Bootcamp Resources – Practical Marketing Tips for Social Enterprises.
Reach for Change: Tools to support your journey as a social entrepreneur (courses and templates).
Social Innovation Community: Learning Repository (innovation tools and resources).
Swedish Institute: toolbox for the social business.
RoundPeg Benefit: resources for impact ventures
Have you ever wondered, why professional athletes have coaches? Right, this allows them to progress faster, and if you opt for individual guidance, you are just one step away.
Here are other blog posts from the series “Resources for impact entrepreneurs”:
Stay tuned on Linkedin and Twitter for more useful resources. Follow #LVfinds on Twitter for daily updates for your impact venture to start and progress faster (online programs, fellowships, awards, competitions, incubators, accelerators, and more).