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Crisis Venture Studio seeks collaborations with start ups working to end homelessness

first_img  159 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Crisis Venture Studio seeks collaborations with start ups working to end homelessness Tagged with: homelessness investment startup About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Crisis is looking to invest in new housing, financial service, employment or healthcare solutions aimed at helping to end homelessness.Through its Venture Studio, which has been set up to invest in, support, and create ventures to end homelessness, Crisis will collaborate with business leaders, experts, funders, researchers, and start ups working on solutions that have the potential to, or are already:– Preventing homelessness at a societal or individual level– Creating new housing– Tackling the root causes of homelessness, such as;– Creating pathways to employment– Improving access to housing, finance, healthcare, and wellbeing servicesIt is now actively scouting for start ups to join it. Crisis will provide funding, regular access to users for testing and co-creation, and share its data and market insights, as well as its connections to partners and investors who can help with providing lived experience of homelessness, mentoring and coaching, distributing products in market and scaling businesses for the long term.The charity expects to to invest in its first portfolio in early 2021, and is holding regular Meet and Greet sessions for those interested in finding out more, with further information also on its site. Its next online session is on 8 December, and applications close on 8 January. Melanie May | 2 December 2020 | Newslast_img read more

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Value of St Patrick’s Day trips to be questioned in county council chamber

first_img Twitter Facebook Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Twitter Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – February 17, 2010 Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Value of St Patrick’s Day trips to be questioned in county council chamber Facebook Google+center_img Newsx Adverts 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Donegal County Council will next week hear calls for a full review of the council’s annual expenditure on overseas trips to see if it represent value for money for the county.On Monday councillors will be asked to sign off on St Patrick’s day trips which Sinn Fein claims normally cost in the region of fifteen thousand euro.Councillor McLoughlain says his party will not support the trips until a review determines if they are of any benefit to Donegal.He says such money should not be wasted given the amount of people who have lost jobs with the council: Pinterest Previous articleLetterkenny to highlight twinning arrangement with Elizabethtown PANext articleBoy killed in Letterkenny tragedy named News Highland Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Pinterest WhatsApp WhatsApplast_img read more