National Social Entrepreneurship Forum

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National Social Entrepreneurship Forum
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FoundedFebruary 2009
TypeNon Profit
Location
  • Headquarters in Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Websitehttp://nsef-india.org

National Social Entrepreneurship Forum (NSEF) is a non-profit organization supporting youth-driven social innovations & entrepreneurship in India.

History[edit]

National Social Entrepreneurship Forum was founded by Yashveer Singh[1] and Srikumar Murthy G in 2009 at Bangalore, India. Since its inception, NSEF has undertaken social entrepreneurial activities in several academic institutes[2] and cities[3] across India and has worked in collaboration with various organizations such as Villgro, Samhita Social Ventures,[4] NASSCOM Social Innovation Honours, Ashoka Innovators for the Public, and Sankalp Forum to enable youth-driven social innovations and young social entrepreneurs. NSEF has trained thousands of students through its programs across India.[citation needed]

Programs[edit]

  • NSEF Idea Conferences - A platform to educate students about social innovations and to provide them with a launch pad for their social entrepreneurial ideas.[5]
  • NSEF Authors of Change Program - A solutions delivery program for key challenges that social organizations are facing, by connecting them to student talent from across the country through internships.[6]
  • NSEF Fellowship - A support program for students who start social ventures after completing college, to connect them with the resources and network they would need to grow their ventures.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yashveer Singh : http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-11-14/bangalore/30396905_1_national-social-entrepreneurship-forum-innovation-student-community
  2. ^ Punjab Engineering College Competition : http://www.indianexpress.com/news/pec-invites-students-to-post-own-social-busi/777229/
  3. ^ NSEF Bangalore Confluence : http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_how-to-marry-social-impact-and-business-and-win_1457212
  4. ^ "NSEF: Promoting change makers". blog.samhita.org. Retrieved 2015-11-05.
  5. ^ Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai Idea Conference : http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-downtown/article2443382.ece?css=print
  6. ^ NSEF Authors of Change : http://www.sunday-guardian.com/young-restless/intern-and-help-bring-about-social-change
  7. ^ Future of Social Entrepreneurship : http://www.socialearth.org/interview-the-future-of-social-entrepreneurship-in-india

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