1-1.30pm: Meet the Judges
Judges from this year’s MB100 will discuss the trends they saw in the nominations, ideas and innovations that excited them and what they hope this group of leaders can achieve.
Co-Moderator: Tom Lytton-Dickie, Founder & CEO, Meaningful Business (UK)
1.30-2.15pm: Scaling Impact – How to turn innovative ideas into mainstream businesses
In order to solve the myriad of issues facing the world today, innovative ideas and businesses need to have the capacity for scale. We will hear from MB100 winning entrepreneurs on how they are building their impact-focused startups into industry leading companies.
Alisée de Tonnac, Co-Founder & CEO, Seedstars (Switzerland)
Nneka Mobisson, Co-Founder & CEO, mDoc (Nigeria)
2.15-3pm: Partnering for Impact – What is the key to successful collaborations?
It is well documented that collaboration is key in the profit and purpose space. But how do you choose who to partner with, and how should those relationships be structured so that they serve all parties? MB100 winners will discuss how they have established meaningful partnerships to drive growth and impact. This session is hosted in partnership with Impact17.
Moderator: Andy Andrea, Co-Founder & Director, Impact17 (Switzerland)
Abeer Abu Ghaith, CEO, MENA Alliances (Palestine)
3-3.45pm: Investing in Impact – What makes a happy marriage?
The entrepreneur/investor relationship is fundamental to the success of a startup and it is no different in the social impact space. We will hear from both sides of the table on how to make sure you are asking the right questions to ensure your funding is values-aligned.
Harit Soni, Founder, Ecolibrium (India)
3.45-4.30pm: Measuring Impact – How do you know you’re making a difference?
Companies, big and small, are increasingly having to prove tangible evidence of how they are delivering upon their sustainability goals and commitments. Four leaders from this year’s MB100 will outline the ways in which their businesses are tracking impact and any unintended consequences.
Moderator: Shiv Kumar, Co-Founder, The Catalyst Group (India)