Join us to discuss the most important future topics in sustainability for the future of the planet: following the climate strike on the 20th of September, we are hosting 12 of Factory’s most exciting change-makers on Tuesday the 24th of September for an evening of Sustainability Slam:
12 projects will each make a 3-minute Slam, giving insight into their sustainability topic, and explaining what drives them to do what they do. Each presenter will pose a question to the crowd, and YOU, the audience, will vote to decide which topics should be discussed by our panel of experts in the field of sustainability. The top three participants who raised the most interesting questions, as voted by you, will be quizzed by the panel and the audience in a fishbowl-style format, to find out in depth how their vision can change the future of sustainability.
Venue: Cinema @ Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park,
Lohmühlenstraße 65, 12435 Berlin
18:00 doors open
18:15 introduction to panel
18.30 Pitch session begins
19.15 Audience Voting on Pitches
19.30 Panel discussion on top three chosen pitches
20.15 Networking, beers & open Mic
Dr. Yasmin Olteanu is a researcher at the Borderstep Institute and author of the first German Green Startup Monitor. Her research focus is Sustainable Entrepreneurship. Throughout her projects, she stimulates a greater awareness of the importance and challenges of green economy start-ups and the optimization of relevant funding instruments.
Before joining Borderstep, she gained international experience as a trainer and manager in Sub-Saharan Africa and as an investment officer in Peru, always working on the intersection between financial, social and environmental company goals. In this context, she also repeatedly developed and implemented impact management concepts.
Ferdinand Mühlhäuser is the Lead Director at the Founder Institute Berlin and they have just launched the sustainability track in their Founders Programme. He has deep experience in Business Process, Lean Startup, E-commerce, IT Strategy, Digital Transformation and radical innovation and will bring his knowledge of the global startup scene to the Table.
Devon Fritz is the CTO and Managing Director of Germany for Founders Pledge (https://founderspledge.com/), an NGO dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs to do immense good. He is committed to the principles of effective altruism (https://www.effectivealtruism.org), a project of using evidence and reason to figure out how to benefit others as much as possible, and taking action on that basis.
Yoann Berno is a Senior Venture Developer at Next Big Thing where he leads investments into IoT and Blockchain startups. Ex-Silicon Valley engineer, Yoann founded a CleanTech startup to accelerate energy access in Africa and a Crypto Quant Trading firm to automate crypto investments. Now on the investor side, he helps entrepreneurs develop asymmetric advantages and scale social & environmental impact
Join us for this exciting and interactive event to be inspired and give your views on the future of sustainability.
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