Tuesday 11 February, 2020

7:15 am - 9:00 am

Manningham Function Centre
699 Doncaster Road

Changing the way businesses grow.


Scott Ko is the Founder and Director of ColourSpace, an Australian social enterprise that’s changing the way businesses engage with art whilst creating economic opportunities for local emerging artists.

Prior to this, Scott was (and still is) a management consultant specialising in innovation, strategy, project management, and product development. He’s worked with a range of private and government clients, ranging from VCAT, the NDIS, through to Accenture.

A self-described ‘Idea Craftsperson’, Scott is passionate about empathy, creativity, and human-centred social impact.

Join us to hear of the lessons Scott has learned from starting up and growing a certified social enterprise, particularly the answers to …

  • What is a social enterprise, both the technical definition and what it actually means?
  • What is the current landscape of social enterprise and social procurement?
  • What are some of the challenges in running a start-up that’s also a social enterprise?