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Lucky Iron Fish: Tails of Social Entrepreneurship

This is part of our series focusing on The World of Social Entrepreneurship, showcasing social impact stories at Beakerhead 2016. Our Q & A with Gavin Armstrong, Founder and CEO of Lucky Iron Fish, discusses his personal social entrepreneurship journey, the joy and challenges of pitching, the art of pivoting and much more.

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TRICO Presents: The World of Social Entrepreneurship

Imagination is a powerful tool. Partner it with design and engineering and you’ve got a combination that can transform – and solve — the most complex of social issues. This year during Beakerhead, meet six founders, engineers and designers tackling social issues through ingenious entrepreneurial endeavors.

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OUT AND ABOUT (July/16)

There are a growing number of events connected to social entrepreneurship. Many of them happen in our home city, demonstrating what an incredible hub of activity Calgary is. The Trico Foundation team is pleased to attend many of them and wish we could attend more.

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OUT AND ABOUT (May & June/16)

There are a growing number of events connected to social entrepreneurship. Many of them happen in our home city, demonstrating what an incredible hub of activity Calgary is. The Trico Foundation team is pleased to attend many of them and wish we could attend more.

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Laneway Futures T.O.: Student Uses Cross-Roads of Art & Industry to Inspire Active Citizenship

Self-identified as a community activator, Sydney Tyber is striving to support students and the population in general who think outside of the box. Two years ago, Sydney was pitched a rough idea by her co-founder Michael Stulberg and along with the added leadership of Eman El-Fayomi and Jennifer McDougall, they began creating their social venture, Laneway Futures T.O.

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OUT AND ABOUT (April/16)

There are a growing number of events connected to social entrepreneurship. Many of them happen in our home city, demonstrating what an incredible hub of activity Calgary is. The Trico Foundation team is pleased to attend many of them and wish we could attend more.

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Reflections on the 2016 Skoll World Forum

A recap of the premier international event for advancing entrepreneurial approaches and solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. Our blog includes “Potpourri of Insights” and “Three Key Pillars (The Skoll Awards, Al Gore Keynote, Discussion on The Future of Social Impact and Entrepreneurship Education)”.

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