GoSocial festival has celebrated social entrepreneurs in Lithuania

On October 18 all social entrepreneurs from Vilnius have gathered in LOFTAS to have a small celebration and exchange of experiences.

Recharging in the countryside

One of the social entrepreneurs from Lithuania - Arunas Survila has had a dream once. It was about the revitalization of his childhood summer place - a small town in the northern part of Lithuania - Antaliepte. Years have passed and in 2013 he started from the acquisition of the first abandoned buildings in the townlet. Funding was scarce but his dedication and support from volunteers as well as various donors made his dream come true.

SIT 2019: Europe’s 15 best social entrepreneurs selected

If you can create an impact you must. Fifteen finalists have been selected for the 2019 edition of the Social Innovation Tournament, the flagship initiative of the Institute’s Social Programme recognising and supporting Europe’s best social entrepreneurs. Two out of 15 finalists are coming from the Baltic Sea region: Wholi Foods from Denmark making energy bars using insects and PositiveCV from Finland that helps find talents in children.

Partners meeting in Gdansk

Social entrepreneurship project partners have met in Gdansk at the end of May. Project partners from across the Baltic Sea have gathered to not only discuss the project status but also look into practical aspects of continuing cooperation and new opportunities for joint actions.

What Social Enterprise Is and Is Not

Social enterprise is, about using a market-driven business model to address critical social and environmental issues. Many people believe that a fundamental element of social enterprise – is collective ownership.

Our online group is 2500 strong

Our Facebook discussion group in Lithuanian on Social entrepreneurship and Social innovation has already over 2500 members thas share insights, enquiries, advice and ideas with the peers. Social entrepreneurs need a lot of support in order to start and move ahead.

Improvement of the social entrepreneurship networking and in the Baltic Sea Region

Our social enterprise has joined a project with partners all around the Baltic Sea.

Social Enterprise Summit to be held in Vilnius for the 5th time in March

The annual event which brings together social business experts, academics and practitioners from Lithuania and abroad in order to discuss the latest social business trends and growth opportunities will be held in Vilnius on March 28th.

Collecting and sharing urban gardening know how across Europe

Collecting and sharing urban gardening know-how across Europe is the key objective of the project that we have got involved as advisors.

4th Summer camp on social entrepreneurship in Lithuania

For the 4th time already an annual summer camp on social entrepreneurship took place in Antaliepte – a small Lithuanian town nearby Latvian border on August 22-23.

The first community urban garden in Lithuania

The first community urban garden in Lithuania was opened in Antakalnis.

Opening the first coworking space in Lithuania

The first coworking space in Lithuania - Hub Vilnius has been opened at the North Town Technology park in Vilnius.