How can we all get involved in pushing the social impact envelope as corporations, startups, individuals? Join us for day and evening sessions. There will also be a “MARKETPLACE” showcase of social enterprises / platforms and services delivering social impact.
If your startup / company is involved in social impact and would like to participate in the marketplace, please contact email@example.comTHIS EVENT IS OPENED TO MEN AND WOMEN.
Social impact trends / What’s in it for you?
- 2:15 – 2:30 Registration
- 2:30 – 2:45 Intro / Ice breaker “DISRUPT”
- 2:45 – 3:00 Market landscape / Impact trends – Nadim Ros, Be An Idea
Why startups and corporates should change? How changing millennial landscape impacts the future of business and brand.
Advancing social impact through science and technology
The advancement of science has created different alternatives – better, sustainable options. This calls for challenging the traditional way resources have been typically used. Sustainability science is focused on examining the interactions between human, environmental, and engineered systems to develop solutions for complex challenges that threaten the future of humanity and the integrity of the life support systems of the planet, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution and land and water degradation.”
- 3:00 – 3:15 Value re-engineering with vertical farming
- 3:15 – 3:30 Creating new intelligent ecosystem for better predictability – Alistair Douglas, Ecohub
- 3:30 – 4:00 Panel – Sustainability starts from the source : from food to fashion to energy to living space
Laura Francois, Fashion Revolution
Farizan D’Avezac de Moran, GreenA Consultants
Irene Lee, Little Sun
- 4:00 – 4:15 Break
- 4:15 – 4:30 How women are empowering the bottom of the pyramid – Laina Raveendran Greene, Angels of Impact
Corporate sustainability initiatives
How do companies operate with sustainable products? How was social impact conceptualized in product design and business process? What was the measurable impact? How the impact is tracked? What has been the market feedback? What is their vision?
- 4:30 – 4:45 How Unilever is supporting sustainability
- 4:45 – 5:30 Corporate initiatives
- 5:30 – 6:30 Networking and MARKETPLACE
- 6:30 – 7:00 Evening registration / Networking / Dinner
Design and Growth of Social enterprise
Social impact isn’t just about donating money or having a one-day charity. It’s about make a longer term sustainable IMPACT. It’s easy just to donate money to, for example, an Alzheimer’s home, but companies could be involved with perhaps the process of making the home better through funding research of a new technology to help them.
- 7:00 – 7:15 Intro and Non-Profit ideas from New York
- 7:15 – 7:30 How to design impact in social enterprise? – Ashwin Subramaniam, Gone Adventurin’
- 7:30 – 8:00 Panel :
- Developing fund raising strategy for social enterprise – Prasoon Kumar, Billion Bricks
- Social Impact investing – Leon Toh, Damson Capital
- Investing in women social impact enterprises – Audrey Tan, Angels of Impact
- 8:00 – 8:30 Workshop (subject to change)
- 8:45 – 9:00 Measuring social impact
- 9:30 ENDS
MARKETPLACE : 2:15 – 9PM
- Angels of Impact
- Make the Change
- Projects we Forgot
Tuesday, July 25th
2:10 PM to 9:30 PM
Mapletree Business City, 20 Pasir Panjang Road (East Wing) #03-22/24
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Jul 24th 8:00 am
- Rainmaking SG Breakfast: How FinTech Startups Are Changing Commercial Banking
Join us as we discuss the startup trends and macroeconomic forces that are changing the commercial banking industry.
Jul 24th 6:00 pm
- Nulab Drinking Code Singapore
This time, we’ll be looking at UX / UI Design – after all, an app with great functions would be useless if its users aren’t keen to use it. Or worse, they don’t know how to use it. That’s where UX/UI designers come in under hot demand, and not without reason.
Jul 24th 5:30 pm
- Google Next Billion Users: Tech, Trust and Safety in NBU Markets
At this 5th edition, we will focus on Tech, Trust and Safety for NBU Markets. In NBU markets, users often face unique “cultural” challenges when it comes to access, content, community, privacy and safety. Learn about the opportunities we have to create gender equitable, safer products, content programs, and marketing initiatives.
Jul 25th 6:00 pm
- An Investor’s Guide to Due Diligence in Early Stage Companies
BANSEA Investor Mr. Sam Gibb has spent 10 years as a professional investor in hedge funds and private equity. He’s a CFA charter-holder, new father and avid angel investor in Singapore. In the angle space, he’s focused on FinTech, EdTech, cryptocurrencies and the occasional real/traditional business. Sam will demonstrate how professional investors conduct due diligence as well as giving investors some rules of thumb that he uses. Angels could expect to walk away from the presentation with a framework that they’ll be able to use when conducting their own due diligence of companies as well as an understanding of what can happen when things go wrong.
Jul 25th 6:30 pm
- DAWS – 25 July 2018
In this talk, you will learn how the rule of thumb & algorithms work in tandem to create platforms for marketing and advertising in the digital economy, and learn why and how to use real world testing to discover which marketing dollars are the most effective.
Jul 25th 6:30 pm
- Who Needs Product Marketing Anyway?
A good product marketer defines your audience, names your product, develops effective messaging to stand out from the competition and evangelizes your differentiated service to customers and influencers. Join us for a straight-talking session straight from Silicon Valley and a panel discussion fuelled by pizza, beer and passionate ideas about the next big thing.
Jul 26th 4:00 pm
- Dropbox Live #1: The Future of Work
In our inaugural Facebook Live event, we’ll be having a fireside chat addressing the future of the workforce, and how being more digitally connected has and continues to affect the development of ideas and collaboration across borders.
Jul 26th 7:00 pm
- I NEED A SGAG Edition!
Enter SGAG’s world – in tech! You know SGAG as your go-to platform for your daily dose of Singaporean humour, BUT did you know that they have a team of engineers behind the scenes, working on new initiatives to serve their millions of users in the region?
Jul 26th 6:00 pm
- New Era of Crypto Mining
Come and learn more about the latest crypto mining technology and investment opportunities. Attendees also stand a chance to win attractive prizes in the lucky draw!
Jul 27th 6:30 pm
- WWCodeSG Hackathon 2018
We are coming together for a Women Who Code Hackathon! Our theme will be DIVERSITY.
Jul 27th 10:00 am
- BlockSpace Asia 2018
BlockSpace Asia 2018 is a one-day event connecting over 200 industry leaders, business decision makers, tech innovators and investors.
Jul 27th 6:30 pm
- With Trusted Data We Connect
μNEST is building a public blockchain that aims to lower the barriers of entry for IoT + Blockchain integrated technology and allow normal developers to quickly deploy PoC. With more than 20 years of experience in electronics and applied cryptography, the team at μNEST is on a mission to increase security for IoT generated data.
Jul 28th 2:00 pm
- Adobe X General Assembly: Creative Jam “Recycling as Lifestyle”
Adobe has teamed up with General Assembly Singapore to improve recycling in Singapore. This creative jam brings together designers and innovators to solve the “Recycling as a lifestyle” challenge and you are invited to meet the selected teams and watch their final pitches.
Jul 31st 7:00 pm
- Wine, Cheese, TYPESCRIPT!
Jul 31st 5:30 pm
- Demystifying GDPR For Startups
Want to know how the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) impacts your startup? In partnership with Deloitte, we seek to help you find out how your startup can build trust with stakeholders, and better manage your personal data in the new data security era.
Jul 31st 6:30 pm
- Podcast 101: Start your Podcast Show Right!
Want to create a podcast but have no idea how? Podcasts are also fantastic way to share your cause, your passion and start your movement!