Elias Schneider

Elias Schneider

Community Manager, The Changer

MSc in Violence, Conflict & Development at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. Work experience in the field of journalism, NGO-Sector (Human Rights Watch, Ärzte Ohne Grenzen e.V., Avaaz) and UNHCR in Geneva. Passionate about the past and future of democracy in different contexts, creative campaigning and to create synergies through cooperation.

Challenges and Opportunities for Social Startups – A Changer Perspective

Room 1.405

Starting out with a look into common problems that social startups face, from salaries to funding and upscaling, the talk will then present possible solutions for those challenges. The presentation will also touch on more unconventional topics such as opportunities of emulation for social entrepreneurs and the potential of cooperations with larger charity organisations in […]

Social Entrepreneurship

The age of impact entrepreneurs – why green & social startups will be at the center of tomorrow’s economies

Room 1.607

In this interactive panel we discuss how impact driven startups tackle environmental and social issues while still building successful business models. Our three panelists from Ackerdemia, Little Sun and The Changer have either founded their own social business or work in businesses that pursue a green and social business approach. They will share their views […]

Green Startups