Social Venture Institutes

About SVI

Social Venture Institutes (SVI) offer emerging leaders of socially responsible businesses and innovative nonprofits a forum in which to share their business problems and receive expert advice from leading members of Social Venture Network. SVI provides an interactive and practical way for socially conscious entrepreneurs to explore ways to succeed.

The combination of high-quality mentors, a confidential and supportive environment, and a practical problem-solving format provides participants with a rich portfolio of skills, a plan to grow their socially responsible businesses, and a network of contacts to support their journey.

The Format

Speakers and respondents, who are socially responsible entrepreneurs themselves, engage participants in business problems around four themes:

Innovative tools and business methods are explored in the following sessions:


SVI Hudson Valley May 15 - 17, 2015


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For social entrepreneurs and innovative business-builders and nonprofit leaders, the dreamers and doers, the thinkers, the visionary world-changers, creators and catalysts. Is that you? Then you should attend.

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