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Minnesota Cup for Social Enterprisers – March 24th Event

We are excited to collaborate this year with many partners, strengthening existing relationships and building new ones with like-minded social purpose organizations.  We strongly encourage you to consider attending the co-sponsored FREE event led by the Gary Holmes Entrepreneurs Center and Carlson MN Cup coming up on March 24th (7:30am to noon).  Please click here to learn more and ...

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For Good Measure: SROI and Current Trends in Nonprofit Impact Measurement

How do you quantify the impact of a nonprofit? Is it the social benefits, the environmental effects, the economic outcomes?Social Return on Investment (SROI) is a means of measuring all the above, to quantify the good done by nonprofit organizations. Maybe you’re already familiar with ROI as a measure of the value of good investments. ...

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Social Enterprise Round Table Discussions

Social Enterprise Round Table Discussions   Join us for some coffee and conversation at our first ever Round Table event on Thursday, February 19th, 2015 from 9:00am to 10:30am. SEA Twin Cities will be hosting three conversations on various topics led by experienced members of the local Social Enterprise community. You will also have the opportunity ...

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Fredrikson & Byron Announces Benefit Corporation Cultivator Program Winners

Fredrikson & Byron announced today the 10 winning applicants to its Benefit Corporation Cultivator Program. These new enterprises will become some of the first public benefit corporations (PBCs) in Minnesota. Fredrikson’s Cultivator Program will provide free benefit corporation legal services to the winners from incorporation to the filing of the first annual benefit report. With ...

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Cultivate Your Social Enterprise with free legal services, free consulting services and a free co-working space

If you’ve ever thought about launching a social business or plan to seek impact investment, the Public Benefit Corporation form is designed for you!  Minnesota entrepreneurs will be able to incorporate as PBC’s starting on January 1, 2015.  To celebrate and help launch the field, Fredrikson & Byron, a premier Minneapolis law firm, is providing free legal ...