SE Bootcamp


February 12, 2014: 2 - 9 p.m.
Knight Management Center, Obendorf (Note: location change)
Stanford Graduate School of Business

Do you have ideas for a social enterprise? Join your peers from across campus for an intense 1-day learning journey with experts and Stanford alumni social entrepreneurs. They will guide you through everything you need to know from how to tell your story, to navigating the funding landscape, measuring what matters, and more.



Keynote by Rupert Scofield
FINCA International President and Chief Executive Officer
Author of "Social Entrepreneur's Handbook"

Rupert Scofield is an agricultural economist with 40 years of experience in developing countries. He also serves as President and CEO of FINCA Microfinance Holdings, LLC, a first-of-its-kind, socially-responsible investment partnership for microfinance, formulated to strike the right balance between attracting capital needed for expansion and protecting the integrity of FINCA’s charitable mission. Read more


2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Orientation, Introductions, and Icebreakers
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Measuring for Impact with Kevin Starr (Mulago Foundation)
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Structure Session with Emily Arnold Fernandez (Asylum Access) and Katie Nienow (Juntos Finanzas) - moderated by R. Todd Johnson (Jones Day)

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Funding Your Social Venture with Michael Lombardo (Reading Partners) and David Guendelman (Consulting Social Enterprise CFO) - moderated by Anne Marie Burgoyne (Emerson Collective)
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Rupert Scofield (FINCA)
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. The Social Start-Up Pitch with Chris Lipp (Mastery in Communications)
8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Building a Team with Rupert Scofield (FINCA)

Agenda subject to change


Who Should Attend

Undergraduate, graduate Stanford students, and alumni thinking about or already starting their own social enterprises.* You or your team needs to have a viable idea at the minimum in order to participate. More established social enterprises are also encouraged to participate.

Questions? Email Allen Thayer at the Center for Social Innovation.