an open-source global community of passionate volunteers who use their skills, knowledge and experience to tackle business, design and technology problems facing social entrepreneurs


The UK hosts some of the most active MakeSense communities. It started in London in 2011 and now has 50 active members and 250 in our pool.

We have delivered solutions for these and many others:

  • OnPurpose
  • O2 Think Big
  • Ashoka
  • Emerge
  • Venture Lab
  • StudentFunder
  • MyBnK
  • The DoNation
  • Books for Syria
  • Open Cinema
  • The People’s Supermarket

Our main objective is to boost the impact of social entrepreneurs by connecting them with supercool individuals and enabling them to take up the challenges.

More than 1000 people have participated and organised 60 challenge-solving events and 2 sensecamps these past 3 years.


In order to sustain an entrepreneurs’ social impact, we promote the concept of social business. Anywhere there is an issue in our society, we will be! We are a global community of happy activists with an impact on a local scale.