Software and Social Business: The Success of Uni2grow by Alberto Mandelli

Setting up a company in line with the principles of social business is always challenging. A social business is an enterprise which does not distribute any dividend, but instead invests profits in social projects. When we founded Uni2grow — an NGO committed to awarding scholarships to university students in Africa — in Lugano in 2012, what was crucial for us was to create a model not solely reliant on donations. Instead, we wanted to create a real