Impact Slush speakers and program published

 

Slush Impact is a program within Slush for startups and social innovators addressing the global development agenda and making a positive societal contribution.

Slush Impact features leading development and technology speakers, exclusive networking sessions, hands-on workshops and thematic side events. There will also be ample opportunities for impact and emerging market investors to meet with the brightest change-makers.

Slush Impact is a platform for entrepreneurs from near and far. The Impact Accelerator program brings to Slush the next 30 world-changing entrepreneurs from emerging markets. Equally, Impact brings together entrepreneurs, non-profits, and social innovators in the search of scalable solutions for global challenges.

Impact Iglu is deeply engaged and active at Slush Impact and it’s side events. Iglu is organizing a design thinking workshop for the startups in Nuuksio, facilitated by Mikko Koria. Iglu is also organizing a Slush Impact X event for the students together with Helsinki Think Company. Impact Iglu will also be present in Slush next to the Aalto booth.

We will inform more about the events at http://impactiglu.org/

This post was written by AGI

Recent News

Students of Aalto University and Makerere University work together in Kampala. Photos: Up plastic -team

,

Follow PBL East Africa student teams

Aalto students meet their East African colleagues during the next month when multidisciplinary project courses’ teams work on sustainable innovation challenges as a part of Problem Based Learning in East Africa -project. In Kampala, Uganda, Sustainable Global Technologies Studio Course students’ and Makerere University students’ collaboration has had a great start. Upcycling plastic waste in Read more >

facebook-banner

East Africa Day

Kick off the new year with fresh perspectives on sustainable innovation and development! Date: Friday, 12 January 2018 at 9:30–12:00 Location: Design Factory, Otaniemi campus (Betonimiehenkuja 5 C) East Africa Day is the first special training event for Aalto students working on multidisciplinary community challenges in Eastern Africa. Organised by Aalto Global Impact, the morning Read more >

Maureen Moraa, Jessica Manhica and Linda Ansong at the documentary film 'Play Me a New Language' premiere. Photo: Roope Kiviranta

,

A Reunion

CodeBus Africa team members from 10 countries across the continent met each other and looked into the future of youth in technology. “I think that in CodeBus, the learning experience surpassed all expectations. At least it really blew my mind as a trainer”, says Stefanie Garises from Namibia University of Science and Technology. Stefanie Garises Read more >