Deadline: June 20, 2016 | Apply here
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Dates: September 13-16, 2016
Location: the Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
SOCAP (Social Capital Markets) is a world-renowned conference series dedicated to increasing the flow of capital toward social good. Their annual flagship event in San Francisco is the leading gathering for impact investors and social entrepreneurs. SOCAP takes a unique approach that emphasizes cross-sector convening and gathers voices across a broad spectrum to catalyze unexpected yet powerful connections.
From the leading edge to established players, SOCAP brings together global innovators, investors, foundations, governments, institutions, and social entrepreneurs to build the world they want to leave to future generations. SOCAP actively seeks out opportunities to accelerate the market at the intersection of money and meaning.
In pursuit of that goal, SOCAP have gathered more than 12,000 people from 70 countries since their founding in 2008. In addition to the annual SOCAP conference, they offer year-round events to continue important conversations around money and meaning via SOCAP 365.
Social entrepreneurs are the heart of SOCAP. They identify new solutions to pressing issues, balancing true impact with sustainable business models. They prioritize support for inspiring entrepreneurs, as they are the future of the social capital markets. Since the first SOCAP, their scholarship recipients have spanned the globe, and represented a wide variety of sectors and business models.
Our 2016 scholarship recipients will be supported with the following:
- Free SOCAP16 full conference pass (valued at $1495)
- Impact Accelerator @SOCAP – tailored entrepreneur programming pre-conference
- Hostel accommodations for the duration of the conference
- Recognition and high visibility in the SOCAP program
- Dedicated mentorship from notable impact leaders