The Social Investment Platform is open to social enterprises and other social sector organisations with established business models as well as commercial businesses with clear social objectives.
The inaugural Social Investment Platform (SIP) was launched in 2013, securing as much as HKD10.8 million for 15 social enterprises. Riding on this successful experience, another SIP will commence in September 2014 by the Cultural and Education Section of the British Embassy, China and British Council Hong Kong, with the support of 9 strong partners which are social investors in Mainland China, including More Love Foundation, Narada Foundation, Innovate 99, Social Enterprise Research Centre, Yu Venture Philanthropy, Dunhe Foundation, LGT Venture Philanthropy, Shenzhen Innovation Corporate Social Responsibility Development Centre (CSRDC), and the Institute for Environment and Development. The event targets at social enterprises in both Mainland China and Hong Kong. Winners, who excel in four rounds of selection and negotiation, will have the privilege of receiving expert training from our social investors and investment funding up to HKD12 million.