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VIDEO: Hollyhock’s Social Venture Institute

In 2014, Hollyhock welcomed 140 mission-based entrepreneurs to our 19th annual Social Venture Institute. Over four days, this community of business and social change leaders shared challenges and successes among peers in an atmosphere of trust and goodwill. Continue reading VIDEO: Hollyhock’s Social Venture Institute

BALLE Fellows and Staff Convene at Social Venture Institute

By Rebecca Cuttler 

Over freshly grilled local fare at Social Venture Institute’s (SVI) 2013 Oyster BBQ, Pamela Chaloult offered me insight into the ingenuity that comes about when people focus on solving problems in their communities. Chaloult is the COO of Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE), an organization dedicated to building vibrant local economies across North America.

SVI 2013 included the participation of twenty four local economy fellows and staff from BALLE.  Fellows travelled from cities as far-ranging as L.A., Buffalo, Detroit and Oakland and from diverse cultural and financial backgrounds to Cortes Island to participate. Continue reading BALLE Fellows and Staff Convene at Social Venture Institute