Wednesday, 12 October 2011

The Social Capital Fund

A key challenge for social entrepreneurs is the access to capital. "Den sociale kapitalfond" (The Social Capital Fund) is Denmark’s first social venture fund. The fund, which has received start capital from TrygFonden, plans to make 5-6 investments of approx. 2-4 mio. DKR (€270.000 – 540.000) in social entrepreneurs working with/for marginalised groups in society over the next three years thus enabling them to build proof of concept.

SKF's founder, Lars Yannick Johansen (picture left) is now looking for successful entrepreneurs and venture capital capacities as well as social sector experts (particularly within work-integration) for its Advisory Board and network of senior experts.

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  1. Danish readers may find this article from Mandag Morgen interesting: