Innovative Financing tools

Partner YSB  

Workshop Description

This workshop will present an overview of current innovative financing instruments as well as the Social Success Note: an innovative pay-for-success financing mechanism that addresses the investment gap for impact-oriented SMEs and that Yunus Social Business is developing in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation.

Participants will learn about:

  • The financing gap for socially-minded SMEs
  • Innovative financing tools for social businesses: today's landscape
  • A case study: the Social Success Note and its financing mechanism


Format Input (Knowledge Transfer)
Level Introduction


Date Friday, November 6
Time 02:30 - 04:00pm

We kindly ask all registered GSBS participants to sign up for the Focus Groups on our e-180 platform here.

Workshop Host & Co-Host(s)

  Saskia Bruysten  

Saskia Bruysten
CEO Yunus Social Business



November 11th, 2015

The Global Social Business Summit 2015 - in Berlin, Germany - has come to a bittersweet end. We thank all those who supported us throughout the process; all those who participated in the event; and all those who helped to spread the YY Spirit of the Social Business Movement in the days leading up to - and during - the event.

We can't wait to see all of you in China for the Global Social Business Summit 2016.

Find a selection of photos from the three days of the #GSBS2015 here.



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On our website you can find the latest version of the agenda, session topics & speakers for the Global Social Business Summit 2015, The program is preliminary and subject to change. Stay tuned for the next updates!


Getting Around

The main venue for the Global Social Business Summit 2015 is the Tempelhof Airport in Berlin, Germany.