Welcome to the i-genius business resources page for all things social entrepreneurship, SME and social business start up. We have a links to a range of reports, tool kits and finance and funding resources across the web.
Finance and Funding
Big Issue Invest: http://bigissueinvest.com/
Bridges Ventures: http://www.bridgesventures.
Clearly So: https://www.clearlyso.com/
Big Potential: http://www.bigpotential.org.
The Funding Circle: https://www.fundingcircle.com/
Funding Central: http://www.fundingcentral.org.
Reports Across the Web
+ Wright Hassall: The Go to Guide to Starting a Business – guide to help small businesses start-up successfully and become sustainable: https://www.wrighthassall.co.uk/knowledge/legal-guides/2016/02/22/go-guide-starting-business/
+ The Young Foundation: “Making Impact Real. Encouraging investment into social infrastructure and public good to stimulate the European economy”: Download Report | “From Good to Growth”: Download Paper
+ See Change: How Transparency Drives Change Report: http://www.sustainability.com/library/see-change#.VSPnzGasy78
+ Report on mapping initiatives and best practice, the results of citizen dialogue on well-being and societal progress: http://www.webcosi.eu/images/2013/11/Web-COSI_Deliverable-2.3.pdf
+ SIE Systematic Innovation Report: http://www.creativetrust.ca/resources-2/open-source-tool-kits/
Tool Kits & Resources Across the Web
+ BizMove – a comprehensive small business reference resource featuring hundreds of free guides, worksheets, and ideas: http://www.bizmove.com/business-management-strategies.htm
+ CARE: Social Enterprise & Innovation Resources: http://www.care.org/work/economic-development/markets/social-enterprise-and-innovation
+ Creative Trust Open Source Toolkits: http://www.creativetrust.ca/resources-2/open-source-tool-kits/
+ Entrepreneur’s Toolkit: http://www.entrepreneurstoolkit.org
+ uscreates Social Value Measurement Toolkit: https://www.i-genius.org/images/Uscreates-Social-Value-Measurement-Toolkit-1.pdf
+ UnLtd Toolkit: https://unltd.org.uk/wp-
+ arc Building Better Business Support: http://www.bitcarc.org.uk/additionalsupport
+ seToolbelt: http://www.setoolbelt.org/
+ Red Ochre Resources: http://redochre.org.uk/
+ My Social Business Model: http://mysbm.org/
+ SE UK Publications: http://www.socialenterprise.
+ Young Foundation Resources: http://youngfoundation.org/resources/
+ Incorporating a Social Enterprise: a Simple Legal Guide: https://www.engagespark.com/blog/incorporating-social-enterprise-simple-legal-guide