We’ve had a very productive summer here at AlliedCrowds, travelling around the world, sharing our experiences and vision for the future, and building out the Capital Finder. One event in particular is worth discussing: UNLEASH 2017.
The UN-led symposium was meant to mimic a startup pitching competition — Shark Tank-style judging panel, and all. The overarching focus of the event was to highlight innovative startups looking to solve problems related to the SDGs, and to help these entrepreneurs get in front of potential funders.
Our founder and managing director, Lars Kroijer, was proud to deliver a keynote address to the entrepreneurs who came to present their ideas. He was speaking alongside people we’ve admired for quite some time, including Sal Khan (of Khan Academy), and Juliana Rotich (of Ushahidi and BRCK).
Lars was there to discuss the Capital Finder and give advice to the entrepreneurs in the audience — including gems like the below:
— LaurenGuido (@lguido18) August 19, 2017
For those who weren’t able to make it to the conference, we’re sharing Lars’s presentation below. If you were there, let us know what your key takeaways were!