OUR IMPACT STORIES

 100% of our clients state that they would recommend us to a friend, colleague or professional network*

100% of our UK clients rated us 5/5 when asked how they feel about the _SocialStarters experience overall*

*2017 UK client survey results


201

Entrepreneurs and social enterprises supported so far across 6 countries in 4 contintents

10,893

Hours of consultancy time provided by our business volunteers

189

Placements with social enterprises, non-profits, NGOs, social purpose organisations and businesses

$1,089,300

Worth of in-kind consultancy services provided up until December 2018

2018/19 FEATURED ENTREPRENEURS


Teresa Reynolds Incredible Brilliant Youth

Teresa Reynolds, IBY

Incredible Brilliant Youth (IBY) joined our Incubator in Autumn 2018 and were joined by Tine de Bock, a marketing specialist from Netherlands.

“It’s been great to have Tine join us at Incredible Brilliant Youth. Her dedication to the cause and helping us develop and refine our make ting and communications strategy has been excellent. She’s helped in ways we could never of imagined. She’s attended training sessions, events and made important connections without us even asking and has worked hard to ensure the best outcomes for us and our beneficiaries as a result.”

Volunteer Consultant supported with :

  • Marketing Strategy
  • Social Media
  • Business Development
Client of SocialStarters Social Ark

Lisa Stepanovic,

Social Ark

Social Ark took part in our Summer 2018 programme where they were supported by Rachel UK) an international entrepreneur, Mum and finance expert.

“Rachel was absolutely brilliant to work with. She helped us to think more strategically about the future and by working very closely with us, she put together an impressive 3 year financial model. We have used this to show investors and funders our journey and  realistic plans for the future. Rachel’s offer of continued support has been invaluable and whenever we reach out to her, she is always ready to support us. Rachael is a highly professional and experienced expert and Social Ark is extremely grateful to Social Starters for matching us and igniting this hugely beneficial relationship.”

Volunteer Consultant supported with:

  • Business strategy 
  • Financial modelling
  • Business plan development

Eamonn Madden, Inspirational Youth

Inspirational Youth have been a client of _SocialStarters since 2017 and they have received 4 consultants including Jeroen (Singapore), Sushil (USA), Lisa (UK) and Nick (Australia).

Taking part in the Incubator programme has given me a better understanding of the numbers and a better understanding of my forecasting for the business. Working with the Social Enterprise Consultants has also given me the ability to communicate more effectively through marketing and to have the ability to understand exactly who I’m communicating with.”

Volunteer Consultants supported with:

  • Business strategy and development
  • Branding
  • Finance and budgeting
social enterprise volunteer collage

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