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6 December 2019

Inclusive Business Forum 2019: Pitch and Partner

3 inspirational speakers, 10+ business pitches, 120 participants ... come find your perfect match for partnership or investment for sustainable, innovative and inclusive business!

Inclusive Business Sweden engage and support organisations in sustainable, innovative and inclusive business models on a regional, national and international level. They work cross-sectionally and collaborate with actors from business, academia and civil society. The Inclusive Business Forum 2019 is an opportunity to learn more about sustainable and inclusive business from the most innovative actors!

Headline Speakers

Åsa Skogström Feldt is managing the global initiative IKEA Social Entrepreneurship. Her previous work includes global President and CEO of The Hunger Project and Marketing Communications Manager for Ericsson in the Middle East and Africa. During the Inclusive Business Forum 2019 Åsa will share how IKEA is working with social entrepreneurs to create impact both in Sweden and around the globe.

As the COO of Norrsken Foundation, Funda Sezgi will discuss how to scale impact businesses, as well as their reasons for establishing Norrsken in Rwanda. Funda specialized her PhD in scaling impact businesses, and previous to joining Norrsken, worked as a market analyst, strategy consultant and incubation program manager for impact entrepreneurs.

Oscar Sehlberg Westergård, heading up Antler Stockholm, is an entrepreneur, leader and expansion specialist with 10 years’ experience in building ventures across Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. He previously co-founded BIMA, a global leader in mobile insurance, and has worked for Spotify, Kinnevik and Universal Avenue. Oscar will share his secrets on how to best grab an investor’s attention.

Business pitches

The Inclusive Business Forum 2019 gives a selected number of inclusive businesses the chance to pitch in front of the entire forum, as well as a panel of experienced investors from Almi Invest Greentech, STAR Impact, Chalmers Ventures, Axilium Capital and Fundedbyme. The panel will provide feedback which we can all learn from.

Matchmaking

Keen to meet with potential investors, entrepreneurs and partners? Then the matchmaking session during the Inclusive Business Forum 2019 is for you! Some of the businesses and organisations you can meet at the matchmaking session include the following:

Sida  |  Norrsken Foundation |  RISE  | Maycel Invest |  MTI Investment  |  GAIN  |  IKEA Social Entrepreneurship  | Avanoa  |  SIANI  |  Västra  Götalandsregionen  |  Addressya |  White  |  Kupatana | Samster  |  Juteborg |  Habits |  Make It Green Solutions |  Nathalie’s Direct Trade |  Axilium Capital  |  Ultiro |  Hidden in Grains |  Again |  Ignitia |  OlsAro Crop Biotech |  Carex of Sweden | Chalmers | GU Ventures | Forum Syd  | Utblick  |  Antler |  Coompanion  |  Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development  |  ICA  |  Artister för Miljön  |  Hjärnkontoret  |  Riyan Organics  |  Göteborgs Universitet  |  BAG Innovation  |  Drivhuset  |  Canblinot Business Innovation  |  SDSN Northern Europe  |  Live Agency  |  SWEACC  | Act Svenska Kyrkan  |  Icebug  |   Göteborgs Stad  |   KWETU Connectors  |  Sibship  |  CSR Västsverige  |  First To Know Scandinavia  | Tillväxtverket  |  Lincs  |  Svenska Interorgan  |  Katapult Learning  |  My Wings  |  FundedByMe  |  Catino  |  Persson Ljus & Arkitektur  |  Enskilde Global  |  Johanneberg Science Park | Chalmers Ventures | TRINE

Read more about the forum and register.

Times

Från 6 december 2019 vid 08:30 till 6 december 2019 vid 17:00

Venue

Folkets Hus,
Olof Palmes Plats 3,
Gothenburg.

Hosted by

carolina.olson@inclusivebusiness.se

Agenda

Welcome

8.30 – Registration opens! Come early to admire the innovation showcase and have some great coffee.

9.30 – The 7th annual Inclusive Business Forum is kick-started by our moderator extraordinaire Åsa Sandberg, and our very own Mike Debelak.

Headline Speakers

10.00Åsa Skogström Feldt is managing the global initiative IKEA Social Entrepreneurship. Her previous work includes global President and CEO of The Hunger Project and Marketing Communications Manager for Ericsson in the Middle East and Africa. Åsa will share how IKEA is working with social entrepreneurs to create impact both in Sweden and around the globe.

10.25 – As the COO of Norrsken Foundation, Funda Sezgi will discuss how to scale impact businesses, as well as their reasons for establishing Norrsken in Rwanda. Funda specialized her PhD in scaling impact businesses, and previous to joining Norrsken, worked as a market analyst, strategy consultant and incubation program manager for impact entrepreneurs.

10.50Oscar Sehlberg Westergård, heading up Antler Stockholm, is an entrepreneur, leader and expansion specialist with 10 years’ experience in building ventures across Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. He previously co-founded BIMA, a global leader in mobile insurance, and has worked for Spotify, Kinnevik and Universal Avenue. Oscar will share his secrets on how to best grab an investor’s attention.

Business pitches

13.00 – The #IBF2019 gives a selected number of inclusive businesses the chance to pitch in front of the entire forum, as well as a panel of experienced investors from Almi Invest Greentech, STAR Impact, Chalmers Ventures, Axilium Capital and Fundedbyme. The panel will provide feedback which we can all learn from.

Matchmaking

15.00 – Keen to meet with potential investors, entrepreneurs and partners? Then the matchmaking session is for you!

Some of the businesses and organisations you can meet at the matchmaking session include the following:

Sida  |  Norrsken Foundation |  RISE  | Maycel Invest |  MTI Investment  |  GAIN  |  IKEA Social Entrepreneurship  | Avanoa  |  SIANI  |  Västra  Götalandsregionen  |  Addressya |  White  |  Kupatana | Samster  |  Juteborg |  Habits |  Make It Green Solutions |  Nathalie’s Direct Trade |  Axilium Capital  |  Ultiro |  Hidden in Grains |  Again |  Ignitia |  OlsAro Crop Biotech |  Carex of Sweden | Chalmers | GU Ventures | Forum Syd  | Utblick  |  Antler |  Coompanion  |  Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development  |  ICA  |  Artister för Miljön  |  Hjärnkontoret  |  Riyan Organics  |  Göteborgs Universitet  |  BAG Innovation  |  Drivhuset  |  Canblinot Business Innovation  |  SDSN Northern Europe  |  Live Agency  |  SWEACC  | Act Svenska Kyrkan  |  Icebug  |   Göteborgs Stad  |   KWETU Connectors  |  Sibship  |  CSR Västsverige  |  First To Know Scandinavia  | Tillväxtverket  |  Lincs  |  Svenska Interorgan  |  Katapult Learning  |  My Wings  |  FundedByMe  |  Catino  |  Persson Ljus & Arkitektur  |  Enskilde Global  |  Johanneberg Science Park | Chalmers Ventures | TRINE

Wrap-up

16.30 – Wrap-up – because tomorrow? New opportunities coming in 2020!

17.00 – Jingle jingle – time to mingle! We will gather at the Folk bar for a Christmas-inspired afterwork (at own cost)