Video by QSEC social enterprise member - Aid Worthy

Where do I begin?

Starting a social enterprise is an exciting, yet scary prospect.  Like many who are starting out, you would like to start a business to solve  a particular social, cultural or environmental issue but have no idea where to begin. 

Be sure to watch the video to the left, it is a wealth of inspiration!

The QSEC Learning Centre has courses that guide startup members through the process of legals, pitching, theory of change, marketing and impact investing.  To get access to the Learning Centre, please join QSEC.

Resources to get you started

  • Check out the free Social Startup Studio Social Enterprise Fundamentals Course - LINK
  • Business Planning Guide for Social Enterprises by Social Ventures - LINK
  • Explore the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Guide to Social Enterprise Legals by Justice Connect - DOWNLOAD
  • New Funding and Finance Models by Justice Connect - LINK
  • For inspiration - read Australian Stories of Social Enterprise - LINK
  • Article - Six essential questions for Social Entrepreneurs - LINK

Members that can help you start up

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