How will a hyper-connected network of people and ideas power social change in future cities? Join Asia Social Innovation Award 2018-2019 “Impact of Things (IMoT)” – a social startup competition featuring change-makers from across Asia, alongside a curated program exploring how corporates, investors and industry leaders can join hands to create social impact.
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Date: Jan 23-24, 2019
Venue: JUMPSTARTER, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai
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|ASIA SOCIAL INNOVATION AWARD
Jan 23, 2019 / 16:35 – 18:45 / Main Stage
12 social startups from across Asia share their vision to change the world. From innovating access to clean air, revolutionizing eco-textiles, re-imagining education and improving wellness with robot technology, join for an exciting pitching session to a panel of judges with prizes up to $140,000 HKD.
Full Line-up of Social Startups here
GIVE AND TAKE: HOW SOCIAL STARTUPS DEVELOP THEIR BUSINESS WHILE MAKING PEOPLE’S LIFE BETTER
Jan 23, 2019 / 18:10 – 18:30 / Main Stage
Founder of Farm 66 Gordon Tam sits with Lehui Liang from Social Ventures Hong Kong to discuss the rewards and challenges of his social startup journey – beginning with a simple hope to grow safe and healthy vegetables via innovative technologies.
Gordon Tam, Founder and CEO of Farm 66
HARNESSING THE POWER OF CORPORATE INNOVATION FOR SOCIAL CHANGE
Jan 24, 2019 / 11:35 – 12:05 / Main Stage
How can corporates create long-term value to society through innovation while generating economic value and achieving sustainable growth? Cross-sector leaders gather to explore “Business 2.0” – a strategy signifying how businesses could migrate from pure “profit-driven” to “purpose-driven”.
David Yeung, Founder and CEO of Green Monday
INVESTING BEYOND RETURNS: HOW INVESTING FOR IMPACT CAN CHANGE THE WORLD
Jan 24, 2019 / 14:15 – 14:35 / Main Stage
A conversation between leading players in the space on the emergence of impact investing and vital role in creating social change beyond investment returns.
Naina Batra, CEO of Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN)