Author: Anika Horn

Anika Horn is an ecosystem builder for social change, social enterprise advisor and storyteller. She is on a mission to equip ecosystem builders with the insights, resources and community to lead fulfilling lives and purpose-driven careers. Learn more about her work at SocialVenturers.com and AnikaHorn.com.

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Connect People. Fireside Chat 5

Social Venturers is hosting a series of Fireside Chats to discuss what makes ecosystem builders effective. Every two weeks from September 10th until December 3rd, they are hosting peer-to-peer knowledge sharing sessions and you are invited! #5 Connect people top-down, bottom-up, inside-out etc. (November 5th, 2020, noon & 2. p.m. EST) “Change creates tension. There […]

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Live the Values. Fireside Chat 4

Social Venturers is launching a series of Fireside Chats to discuss what makes ecosystem builders effective. Every two weeks from September 10th until December 3rd, they are hosting peer-to-peer knowledge sharing sessions and you are invited! #4 Live the Values (October 22nd 2020, noon & 2. p.m. EST) Effective ecosystem builders don’t lead by decree. […]

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Enlist Collaborators. Everyone is Invited. Fireside Chat 3

Social Venturers is launching a series of Fireside Chats to discuss what makes ecosystem builders effective. Every two weeks from September 10th until December 3rd, they are hosting peer-to-peer knowledge sharing sessions and you are invited! #3 Enlist collaborators. Everyone is invited. (October 8th 2020, 2. p.m. EST) In his conversation with Social Venturers, Rick […]

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Professional Development for Tomorrow’s Ecosystem Builders

This post is part of a series featuring highlights from the Unsung Heroes of Ecosystem Building campaign which shone a spotlight on 40+ entrepreneurial ecosystem builders from around the U.S. and abroad between February and September 2020. “Not everybody can do ecosystem building; it’s a talent that is developed through experience and education, connections and […]

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What Motivates Ecosystem Builders?

This post is part of a series featuring highlights from the Unsung Heroes of Ecosystem Building campaign which shone a spotlight on 40+ entrepreneurial ecosystem builders from around the U.S. and abroad between February and September 2020. What motivates individuals with a passion for entrepreneurship to set aside time every month, every week – and […]

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Frustrations and Challenges of Ecosystem Builders

This post is part of a series featuring highlights from the Unsung Heroes of Ecosystem Building campaign which shone a spotlight on 40+ entrepreneurial ecosystem builders from around the U.S. and abroad between February and September 2020. As an emerging field that is challenging the status quo of entrepreneurship in economic development, ecosystem builders are […]

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Foster Inclusive Conversations. Fireside Chat 2

Social Venturers is launching a series of Fireside Chats to discuss what makes ecosystem builders effective. Every two weeks from September 10th until December 3rd, they are hosting peer-to-peer knowledge sharing sessions and you are invited! #2 Foster Inclusive Conversations (September 24, 2020, 2. p.m. EST) In order to move knowledge and resources from the […]

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Put Entrepreneurs Front and Center. Fireside Chat 1

Social Venturers is launching a series of Fireside Chats to discuss what makes ecosystem builders effective. Every two weeks from September 10th until December 3rd, they are hosting peer-to-peer knowledge sharing sessions and you are invited! #1 Put entrepreneurs front and center (September 10, 2020, 2. p.m. EST) As ecosystem builders, we are committed to […]

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Unsung Hero Spotlight: Kim Louis

To you, what is an Ecosystem Builder? A person who connects the initiatives that otherwise would not have collaborated in a way that they can support and raise each other in their entrepreneurial journeys. What motivates you as an ecosystem builder? I am passionate about seeing people achieve what they are on earth to do! […]

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Eric Parker
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Unsung Hero Spotlight: Eric Parker

To you, what is an Ecosystem Builder? An Ecosystem Builder is someone working to make resources available to support entrepreneurs in their community. What motivates you as an ecosystem builder? Short answer: I believe that by helping people start business we build communities of people that care about each other’s welfare instead of people focused […]

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