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Thursday, May 19 • 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Adventurous Capital: Funding a Better World

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Our world is increasingly facing complex challenges, from climate change to resource depletion to economic inequalities. Many talented entrepreneurs and changemakers are building solutions to tackle these wicked problems, but how can we make sure they get the necessary funds to scale their ideas? Can the current Venture Capital industry help them without compromising their mission ? Where are the most promising innovations in the investment sector that could help support an alternative, impact-driven tech ecosystem?

Moderators
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Benjamin Tincq

OuiShare
French social entrepreneur and strategist focused on open source and decentralized technologies for new economies. Co-founder of OuiShare: a global network of projects and people exploring the edge and intersections of collaborative economies, emerging communities and digital transformations ; and POC21: a global community of eco-hackers developing open source solutions for sustainable living. Currently building a new-generation Investment Fund... Read More →

Speakers
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Willy Braun

Co-Founder, Daphni
Former general manager of france digitale, the French lobby of investors and digital startups. Author of internet marketing 2013. Loves ties, books and data
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Imandeep Kaur

Co - Founder / Director, Impact Hub Birmingham
Immy is a co-founder of Impact Hub Birmingham, a network of citizens, makers, doers, entrepreneurs, activists and dreamers committed to building a better Birmingham and better world. Powered by a 6,000 sq. ft. collaborative workshop in the heart of Birmingham, the Impact Hub is an engine for passion, learning and outcomes where together, the community work to build a better, more fair city.  Immy is Director of Project 00, [zero zero] is... Read More →
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Laurence Mehaignerie

Chairman, Citizen Capital
Laurence Méhaignerie is co-founder and Chairman of Citizen Capital, a leading | French private equity fund dedicated to using an impact-driven investment approach  | to deliver both social impact along with financial returns for investors and society-at- | large. Prior to this, Laurence had a key role since 2003 in promoting diversity in  | France : research fellow at the Institut Montaigne think tank, co-author of «... Read More →
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Armin Steuernagel

Founder, Rooted Internet and Purpose Foundation
Topics: Reinventing Ownership, Self-Management, Self-Ownership, New ways to finance start-ups. | | Bio: Serial-entrepreneur, and amongst others co-founder and CEO of Universnatur GmbH, Damia GmbH and Purpose Foundation. He founded his first business at the age of 16 – a mail order company for sustainable toys, which provides him with a basic income. Other companies try to get children exited about good food (Mogli, www.mogli.de) or give... Read More →


Thursday May 19, 2016 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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