On March 27-28, 2017, in Warsaw, the Central & Eastern Europe Social Investment Taskforce held the first meeting of its Steering Group. This initiative spearheads a pioneer, collective effort to address the impediments to the advancement of the social investment industry in CEE.
Under the leadership of Ewa Konczal, CEE manager at the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA), with Nicole Etchart and Roxana Damaschin-Tecu from NESsT, this meeting gathered 20 representatives from the social investor community, incubator programmes, and government from across the region, as well as the European Commission.
The first meeting of the CEE Social Investment Taskforce.
The CEE Taskforce will address the lack of early-stage investors and patient capital for the social investment sector.