“What is missing in the bigger eco-system that is preventing amazing projects being implemented in the world” 

“Our key question is where could TDi intervene to unlock great possibility?”

“We need to think differently about how we might solve problems, which can sometimes be uncomfortable!”



Bessi and Mike speak about her journey from consulting to TDi, the value of having difficult conversations, 'Feral Founder Syndrome' and how we define social enterprise and building sustainable business models.

Bessi highlights some of her favourite up-and-coming organisations, new and emerging business models and how benefit capital is creating positive social change in developing communities around the world including Egypt, Tonga, Samoa and Vanuatu.


Bessi is the CEO and Co-Founder of TDi – The Difference Incubator, Benefit Capital and the Impact Investment Centre. She is a passionate, leading practitioner in social enterprise and impact investment. She is a strong advocate for the role of Investable Social Enterprises (ISEs) in bringing about solutions to society's most pressing challenges.


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