Category: social entrepreneurship
RootSpace is working in collaboration with several key partners to organize 4SITE Forum: Investing for Sustainability | Innovation | Technology | Entrepreneurship, November 17-18 in Beirut.
A targeted program to help turn innovative ideas (in any field) that both generate profit and have a substantial positive social impact into actual profitable businesses by helping people develop and refine their idea and their business plan, and connecting inexperienced entrepreneurs to experienced entrepreneurs and investors.
Initial Boot Camp partners include Dr. Tony Feghali at the AUB/Olayan School of Business.
Interested in learning more? Contact us.
GEW-Lebanon and the IdeaSpace Challenge are open to engaging with a variety of sponsors. Below are details of our sponsorship packages and other ways to get involved.
We pose the CHALLENGE (a social, environmental, or development challenge in Lebanon) and organize workshops and events to help the participants learn about the problem and brainstorm innovative market-based solutions. We then host a friendly competition, and the best ideas & presentations win fun prizes and bragging rights! Launching in Fall 2009. Contact us today if you want more information.
RootSpace is the Lebanon country host for Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 17-23, 2008). We are organizing some exciting events for that week, but we want this week to be a broadly collaborative event, showcasing the broad range of organizations, companies, and initiatives promoting entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship in Lebanon. More information coming soon.
IdeaSpace is a collection of programs at RootSpace designed to foster innovation, entrepreneurship, and cutting edge design in an effort to further sustainable social and economic development. IdeaSpace consists of three elements:
1) Youth Innovation IdeaCamp (Summer 2009)
2) IdeaSpace Challenge (Fall 2009)
3) IdeaSpace Social Venture Boot Camp
Promoting and supporting social entrepreneurship is core to RootSpace, involving the development of various programs and activities, including: