Social Impact

Thursday, November 19, 2020

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How an altruistic idea can be for purpose and for profit
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Evan Snow
Evan Snow
Zero Empty Spaces, Co-Founder

As altruistic community builders dedicated to cultivating culture while putting their city on the art world map as an international destination to view & interact with art, Zero Empty Spaces & UniteUs Group Founders Andrew Martineau + Evan Snow have self funded multiple entrepreneurial initiatives based in Broward County.

Find out more how their agency ideated and built local creative platforms including Art Fort Lauderdale - "The Art Fair On The Water", Zero Empty Spaces, Choose954, Fort Lauderdale Art & Design Week, and non profit initiatives including The Ocean Rescue Alliance & 1000 Mermaids Artificial Reef Project. 

Friday, November 20, 2020

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Impact Entrepreneurship: A Different Way of Doing Business.
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Kasem Mohsen
Kasem Mohsen
Bustelo Solutions, CEO

Building an impact-focused venture requires a different kind of business approach than most traditional startups. Entrepreneurs need to enter the ideation process from a different perspective at the beginning stages of their solution or business to be prepared to face the specific challenges that may stand in their way. In this talk, multi-exited impact entrepreneur Kasem Mohsen will discuss three strategic differences between starting a normal venture and an impact venture.  

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Impact is the Business Model.
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Adrian Smith
Adrian Smith
Flywheel Foundation, Executive Director

What metrics really matter? Join us for an investor's perspective on mission-driven startups. Adrian Smith, Executive Director at Flywheel Foundation and General Partner at Equilibrium Impact Venture will share his perspective on early stage entrepreneurship in the social and environmental impact space.

Adrian will cover:

- Impact as a business model vs. CSR & ESG

- How investors perform due diligence on impact companies

- Is impact different than other entrepreneurship?

- Funding impact in the next decade.