National Social Entrepreneurship Forum

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National Social Entrepreneurship Forum
Founded February 2009
Type Non Profit
  • Headquarters in Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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


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]


  • 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]


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