Social entrepreneurship

the winners of the Social Innovation Tournament 2017.   Source: EIB

The Social Innovation Tournament promotes the generation of innovative ideas that create social and environmental impact.

Elena Velasco, marketing and communication manager in Specialisterne. Photo: Specialisterne

Specialisterne is a company with a social purpose that collaborates with third sector entities to work with talented people with ASD.

Conference. Photo: Wikimedia

The event, held in Palau Macaya Barcelona, included both leaders of the Giving Tuesday movement, Asha Curran and Henry Timms, in a day in which solidarity outstanded.

Workeer: A digital job bank giving work to refugees in Germany / Image:

Workeer was set up by two young Germans with the aim to facilitate access to the labour market for refugees.


SESAME, a project on mentoring and social entrepreneurship, is the first European project developed by Servei Solidari Foundation. Its coordinator Inma Martín shares some of the lessons learned.