Social Innovation Entities from GSIF Singapore

1. Traveling Pencil – Altima discovered that stationaries are usually wasted by students. She built a network to collect these stationaries and donate them to kids in need. Below is the link to her TED talk.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJddtmOA9N4

2. Scope Group – Scope Group offers specialized consulting and training services to many public and private entities engagin in healthcare.

http://www.scopegroupasia.com/index.php/scolar/scope-join-us/scope-biz-dev-manager

3. Digital Story Telling – Digital story telling aims to collect extraordinary stories from ordinary individuals and share them with people who want to be inspired. Founder Angeline is looking for partnership to expand the business.

http://digitalstorytellingasia.com/

4. Aidha – Aidha puts futures into action. It aims to equip migrant workers with skills necessary to participate and rise up in the workforce. Founder Veronica is a very euthusiastic women.

www.aidha.org

5. Proage – Proage provides integrated healthcare and fitness services to seniors, to help them age well. Founder Isaiah is one of the participants of the social entrepreneur accelerator track.

http://www.proage.sg/

6. e2i- e2i is a professional training and recruitment agency to promote skill upgrade and match workers with employers.They get funding from the Singapore government and some private enterprises.

http://www.e2i.com.sg/

7. Skoolbo – Skoolbo believes in improving literacy skills of children and providing them with free access to programs.

http://skoolbo.com/

8. B-movement – An ad-free magazine in which stories of responsible businesses and soial innovators’ stories will be told. Unfortunately I tried and tried, but could not find them via google search.

9. Innobasque – i-Talde – a platform where intellectuals, cross sector groups in Spain share their ideas for better social practices.

http://www.innobasque.com/home.aspx?tabid=474

10. IDEO – innovation through design for oneself. A non for profit design and innovation organization focused on solving challenges in poverty.

https://www.ideo.org/

11. B1G1 – Buy 1 Give 1 believes in changing lives through instant impact when you purchase goods/services. Founder Masami is a very innovative, down to earch entrepreneur.

https://www.b1g1.com/givinglife/how.php

12. Recipco – Recipco provides a solution for corporations, governments and intergovernmental or non-government organizations to conduct non-monetary trade. In this way, businesses and individuals in developing countries with no access to monetary resources can use alternative methods to participate in international trade and utilize their capacities.

http://www.recipco.com/

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