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Friday, March 13 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Groupe SOS: The Billion Dollar Social Enterprise

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When thinking of France, socialism in various forms is a thought that sometimes comes to mind. But far from political or economic ideologies, a massive social enterprise called Groupe SOS is quietly humming away with 12,000 employees spread across 350 companies in more than 30 countries and tangibly impacting the lives of a million people every year.
Focused on five key areas – youth, employment, housing, health and elderly people – Groupe SOS also leverages the latest technologies through social tech innovation accelerators and an investment fund.

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Penelope Douglas

Pres, SOCAP
Penelope Douglas became President of the Board of Mission HUB LLC in early 2011. Prior to joining Mission Hub as President of the Board, Penelope Douglas co-founded and served as CEO of Pacific Community Ventures (PCV) for the first 12 years of the organization’s life. PCV, a non-profit whose mission is to invest human, intellectual, and financial capital in small businesses for the benefit of economically underserved communities, has helped to... Read More →
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Nicolas Hazard

Pres, CALSO/ Groupe SOS
Nicolas Hazard is a serial French entrepreneur in the field of social business. He is Chairman of Le Comptoir de l'Innovation (CDI), which supports social enterprises throughout the world, via an impact investing fund and an international network of incubators. He is also President of CALSO (a non-profit based in California) and Vice-Chairman of GROUPE SOS (the European leading social enterprise, $1B turnover & 12,000 employees).
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Brian Walsh

Head of Impact, Liquidnet
Brian Walsh oversees impact for Liquidnet, a New York-based financial services company that uses technology and a trusted global network to make capital markets more efficient. As Executive Director of Liquidnet For Good, Brian is responsible for using the resources of Liquidnet to have a positive impact in the world. Liquidnet provides its employees with the inspiration and the opportunity to give back through local programs in the communities... Read More →


Friday March 13, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hilton Austin Downtown Salon H 500 E 4th St

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