Big Dog Foundation is not about dogs.

We have set up this site as a homage to Barry Dow – late city headhunter, basketball nut and big dog – and to promote good through social enterprise investments.

This site and 50+ other Social Enterprise sites, social streams and E newsletters are maintained by Internet Business London and sponsored by Social Enterprise Boutique and Social Capital Advisors Limited.

Philanthropy has a major part to play

Social Capital Advisors believe that Philanthropy has a major part to play in the development of Social Enterprise investments in the UK.

Not as charity kamikaze investors in projects with little return on investment or any chance of return of investment.

Government backed specialist tax vehicles do exist and we plan to promote those that benefit Philanthropists and Social Enterprises.

We also feel that most Philanthropic giving still reflects a Victorian ethos and does not take into account the ‘modern entrepreneurial’ attitude of new money.

With this in mind, we have set up and

To find out more go to the websites or sign up for the E newsletter.

Need for greater integration and connections.

Social Capital Advisors has recognized the need greater integration and connections among key players in the Social Enterprise investment industry.

With this in mind we have set up a series of specialist/closed groups (both on and off line) to promote growth in the sector. Some are invitation only.

These include


We also hold regular closed events for our member groups. If you have an interest in hosting an event and can offer more than just a room, please contact us.

To find out more please fill in the form below or too become a member go to the websites.