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Resources

| Resources

Looking for information, tools, guides or inspiration?  Here is a list of great resources:

 

Toolkits & Guides:

Business development open source tools

http://www.mindtools.com

Small business toolkit (PDF)

http://toolkit.smallbiz.nsw.gov.au/

A guide to becoming an entrepreneur (Slideshare)

http://www.slideshare.net/Endeavoreg/after-graduation-how-to-be-an-entrepreneur

Writing a successful business plan (PDF)

http://leeds-faculty.colorado.edu/moyes/html/documents/WritingaSuccessfulBusinessPlan2009.pdf

How to build an enterprise and what makes a successful entrepreneur (PDF) 

http://www.ait.org.tw/infousa/zhtw/DOCS/enterp.pdf

How to start a social enterprise (Slideshare)

http://www.slideshare.net/xmergnc/social-enterprise-planning-guide

Open content resource hub

http://www.setoolbelt.org/

Center for social enterprise

https://sites.google.com/site/centerforsocialenterprise/social-enterprise-resources

Social enterprise guide

http://www.hounslow.gov.uk/social_enterprise_guide.pdf

From third sector to social enterprise (PDF)

http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/~wright/Social%20Economy%20PDFs/THE%20EMERGENCE%20OF%20SOCIAL%20ENTERPRISE/TEOSE.pdf

Facilitation tools (PDF)

http://www.seedsforchange.org.uk/tools.pdf

 

Must Know Websites: 

Skoll World Forum

http://skollworldforum.org/

Third Sector

http://www.thirdsector.co.uk/

The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/socialenterprises

Stanford GSB

http://csi.gsb.stanford.edu/social-entrepreneurship

Babson

http://www.babson.edu/about-babson/sustainability/Pages/Resources-.aspx

Mckinsey & Company

http://www.mckinsey.com/client_service/social_sector

 

Players in the field of Social Entrepreneurship in Egypt:

Ashoka Middle East

https://www.ashoka.org/regions/mena

Etijah

http://www.etijah.org/

Ahead of the Curve

www.ahead-ofthecurve.com

Synergos

www.synergos.org

Alashanek ya Baladi (AYB)

www.ayb-sd.org

SEKEM

www.sekem.com

INJAZ Egypt

www.injaz-egypt.org

 

Networks to join: 

ArabNet

www.arabnet.me

Wamda

www.wamda.com

 

LinkedIn groups:

·        Entrepreneurs & Investors Network

·        http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=92681&trk=myg_ugrp_ovr

·         ADEF

·        http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Arab-Digital-Expression-Foundation

·         Ashoka

·        http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=65728&trk=myg_ugrp_ovr

·         On Startups

·        http://www.linkedin.com/groups/On-Startups-Community-Entrepreneurs

·         Schwab Foundation

·         http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Schwab-Foundation-Social-Entrepreneurship

·         Social Enterprise and Impact Investing

·        http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=148854&trk=myg_ugrp_ovr

 

Imagine Network

http://www.imagine-network.org/

The Guardian Social Enterprise Network

http://www.guardian.co.uk/socialenterprise

 

Inspirational videos /stories

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zzRtFCvI0I

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSiQcjf6j8s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTFEUsudhfs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6XAPnuFjJc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NugRZGDbPFU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jW7T77_qVkA&list=UUGEkffTfuZVBnjaEgtIiB_A&index=4