Social Entrepreneurship – The #MorethanProfit approach to running a business


The Circle

4-6 Staffa Place, Dundee, DD2 3SX

Dundee, Scotland, GB, DD2 3SX

An interactive workshop with CEO of The Circle, Kirsty Thomson, about running a charity, social enterprise community group or socially aware business. The highs and lows and things to consider when starting out.

About Kirsty

Kirsty is Founder and Chief Executive Officerof The Circle. Kirsty is a serial social entrepreneur who has set up and runs two Community Interest Companies over the past 7 years – ACK Third Sector Consultants CIC (formerly Along Came Kirsty) and Circle Scotland CIC (The Circle).

Kirsty has a wealth of knowledge and experience working in and with charities and social enterprises over 20 years to secure more than £13 million in funding. She helps them become better businesses to help communities thrive.

Kirsty is also a Saltire Fellow through Entrepreneurial Scotland and in 2017 she was recognised as a Women of Inspiration by the Association of Scottish Businesswomen. Kirsty was also listed in The Courier’s Impact 100 list and is on the NatWest WISE100 2018 list, which recognises the most inspiring and influential women in social enterprise, impact investment and mission-driven businesses in the UK.

Please note: This is free event but please register to avoid disappointment.

This event is running as part of the University of Dundee’s ‘Entrepreneurship Week 2019’ – for more details: #UoDEntWeek19

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