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MIDI supports SenseCamp Lisbon

MIDI supports SenseCamp Lisbon

With our initiative SocialMoneyTalks we are supporting SenseCamp Lisbon 2017 by donating workshop material to the event that we have collected through gift-economy events for social entrepreneurs in Lisbon in 2016. We hope the event will be a great success and with the Lisbon-based MakeSense volunteers all the best with the event preparations. Click here to […]

Supporting social entrepreneurs in Lisbon

Supporting social entrepreneurs in Lisbon

MIDI Consulting has helped to organise SenseCamp Lisbon, a 2 day event with over 100 participants that brings together volunteers from all over Europe to support the local community of social entrepreneurs. The event was organised as part of the activities of the Lisbon MakeSense volunteer community. Click here for more information about MakeSense and how to […]

Art of Hosting training in Portugal

Art of Hosting training in Portugal

Mira Bangel has been part of the calling team of the Art of Hosting Portugal training in 2016. A unique experience of 3 days in which over 60 participants got to experience what it means to host a meaningful conversation. More about the Art of Hosting (Participatory Leadership) here.

Social Money Talks, second pilot

Social Money Talks, second pilot

Our second SocialMoneyTalks workshop attracted about 40 participants. This second event also offered participants a ‘safari’, in which they got to discover financial models, sources of finance as well as local partners that could be useful for their projects.

Results from our first Social Money Talks Pilot

Results from our first Social Money Talks Pilot

The first pilot event of Social Money Talks took place on April 21st 2016 at ISEG, Lisbon School of Economics and Management. Partners were ImpactHub Lisbon (Candidate) and Joao Sem Medo. SocialMoneyTalks is an open programme that helps social entrepreneurs to become financially sustainable. Our first pilot event was a full success with over 70 participants. Since we […]

Facilitation of ideation session for the ImpactHub

Facilitation of ideation session for the ImpactHub

As community facilitator of the global volunteer network MakeSense that aims to help social entrepreneurs solve their challenges, Mira Bangel has facilitated an ideation workshop in Lisbon for the ImpactHub (candidate) Lisbon in order to develop solutions on how to create a long-term, self-sustaining, high impact community. 35 people participated in the ideation session featuring an […]

MakeSense ideation session in Amsterdam

MakeSense ideation session in Amsterdam

Culture Aangan is a social agro-tourism business based in Mumbai, India that helps villagers in rural areas of India develop economic alternative from having to migrate to overpopulated cities by developing rural agro-tourism. The project is one of the winners of the business acellerator ImpactBooster. On Monday the 15th of February Mira will be hosting a brainstorm […]

Presentation at Sharing Economy Workshop in Paris

Presentation at Sharing Economy Workshop in Paris

Mira Bangel has been invited to present a paper at the 2nd International Workshop on Sharing Economy in Paris on 27-28 January 2016. The event is organised by ESCP and financed by the French ministry for sustainable development. Her paper explores how established industries can leverage emerging collaborative practices and create new sustainable business models for […]

Mentoring start-ups at IMPACT BOOSTER

Mentoring start-ups at IMPACT BOOSTER

IMPACT BOOSTER is a start-up incubator supporting social entrepreneurs with projects in emerging markets. MIDI Sustainability Consulting is supporting start-up incubator IMPACT BOOSTER with Mira Bangel as Lead Mentor. During one month Mira Bangel will be supporting the ten short-listed social entrepreneurs in developing their business canvas, creating innovative business models and fine-tuning their business […]

Science4Sustainability: Connecting what science knows with what business does

Science4Sustainability: Connecting what science knows with what business does

In collaboration with Luc Van Poelje, Coordinator at Crossboat in DeCeuvel/Amsterdam, and with support of the University of Lisbon we have just launched Science4Sustainability, an initiative that bridges the gap between what science knows and what business in contributing towards the United Nation development goals (see image below). We have a number of projects that […]