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Participate in the ‘largest positive impact gathering in the world’

Would you like to gain visibility for your social innovation project? Register to participate in ChangeNOW 2020, an international summit for change, which is set to take place between January 30 and February 1 in Paris, Grand Palais.

The objective of the summit is to celebrate and support changemakers and inspiring individuals who are working on innovative new solutions that will have a positive impact on the world and challenge the status quo. During the three-day summit, participants will be able to “discover solutions and innovators addressing our most urgent global issues in vibrant and inspiring sessions.”

This will be a good opportunity for young entrepreneurs to pitch their solutions and raise funds to boost their project. You will get three-minutes to pitch your idea in front of more than 150 professionals, investors and potential partners and customers.

ChangeNOW Summit in Paris

The solution needs to address one of these 10 topics:

  • Circular Economy
  • Changing Habits
  • Health and well being
  • Sustainable Fashion & Luxury
  • Sustainable cities and green mobility
  • Clean energy
  • Ocean and Water
  • Food, agriculture & biodiversity
  • Inclusion and education
  • Tech for Good

The projects will be selected based on four main criteria:

  • Have a positive impact
  • Rethink the standards
  • Have a viable business model
  • Have the potential for growth

The focus areas of the summit are based on the UN Sustainable Development goals.

SKEMA Business School students can benefit from a special registration price: €50 for the 3-day pass and €15 for the job fair.

Use this opportunity to meet innovators, investors, corporations, city and regional representatives, journalists, new partners… and to scale up your impact. Additional information is available on www.changenow-summit.com.

For more details, please contact Ilan Scialom at ilan.scialom@skema.edu.

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SKEMA Ventures is a business unit created by SKEMA Business School dedicated to impact entrepreneurship and innovation. Through a unique value chain, that encompasses teaching, coaching, incubation, and acceleration, SKEMA Ventures allows each SKEMA student and alumni to think, design, test and launch an impactful entrepreneurial project in a global context, on six innovative territories on four continents, benefiting from the best of each local ecosystem. With SKEMA Ventures, GloCal impact entrepreneurship is born! Watch this video to know more

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