"Many definitions have been used to define social innovation. To me, social innovation is to create solutions to social and/or environmental challenges, in a new ways. It's the capacity to match some of the most pressing problems with solutions that are not immediately obvious. I currently give workshops and create personalised idea accelerators, that use different methodologies that put people in the centre, and empower them as change agents both as intra or entrepreneurs locally and globally. If interested in learning more about personalized workshops and courses, please contact me here for more information. "
Startup Pirates is a one-week acceleration program for entrepreneurs in the making. Through a combination of training (business model canvas, design thinking, coaching), mentoring and idea development, we help participants structure and develop their ideas. In the end, we give them the opportunity to pitch their ideas to investors and successful business leaders.
Through Anoderwold, we organised and facilitated the first Startup Pirates in Barcelona, and the first Startup Pirates with a focus of social entrepreneurship in the world! Two of the teams of this Startup Pirates edition have already launched their social businesses:
If you are curious about the process you can see our final report here:
And the teaser video here: