Events

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What role can business play in addressing social issues affecting girls and young women? Join some of SPRING’s most promising businesses to talk through girls as a powerful, viable market and sign up to Toniic Network’s 60-minute gender lens investment opportunity webinar on November 29, 2018. This webinar is for accredited investors and Toniic members. […]

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DATE – OCTOBER 11, 2018 VENUE – WE ARE SOCIAL – Alphabeta 18, 14 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1BR TIME – 5PM – 7.30PM (including drinks reception RSVP here Why invest in girls? According to UNESCO estimates and International Labour Organisation (ILO) data, 130 million girls between the age of 6 and 17 are out of school today, and […]

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On Tuesday 27th of June, 26 members of the SheSays London community kick started their ‘10 Hours for Girls’ donation at Second Home with SPRING. Arianna Radji, SheSays coordinator in London gives us the scoop on the first event: SPRING want to host an event on the International Day of the Girl (11 October 2017), to […]

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… doesn’t stay at Bootcamp! But what actually happens at Bootcamp you may ask? First, what is Bootcamp? Bootcamp 1 is the first step of the SPRING programme. It’s an important introduction to how we work, and the first chance to begin developing a model for the business at scale. We focus on developing an […]

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In recognition of the 2016 International Women’s Day theme ‘Step It Up’ for gender equality, we decided to highlight the equality challenges adolescent girls living in poverty face, how this affects their transition into womanhood and, ultimately, their lives as women. With support from Second Home in London SPRING hosted an event titled ‘It Starts With A Girl’, looking […]

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SPRING will be hosting a session at the Sankalp Africa Summit on 25th February 2:30-4pm, in Nairobi, Kenya. Titled Impact Beyond the Entrepreneur: SPRING’s Acceleration of the girl effect, a number of our ventures from across East Africa will participate in an interactive session on investing in companies whose products or services have the ability […]

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By Grace Mugabekazi, Director of New Business at Inkomoko Entrepreneur Development In most African economies women are involved in various trades, and have been known to mostly run micro businesses. These businesses are important for the survival of their families and of local economies. Now a growing number of ambitious and competent young women in […]

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The sixth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) takes place in Nairobi 25-26 July, and SPRING is attending! Suzanne Biegel, SPRING Investment Director, is joining GES for a panel on Saturday 25 July, taking place 4-5:30pm Nairobi time, titled Building the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs. Here she is (pictured right) with Director of Legacy Heritage Schools, Mrs. Margaret Koileken. […]

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