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Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise (raiSE) presents:
LeapForGood Demo Day
LEAPFORGOOD DEMO DAY
Do you have elderly parents/grandparents and want to find ways to help them stay active, healthy and engaged in their golden years? Are you a retiree seeking unique income opportunities tailored to your retirement lifestyle and abilities? Or a caregiver who is constantly under much stress and anxiety from caring for your aged parents with multiple care needs? Know of friends or colleagues with mental health issues but clueless as to how to help them?
Join us at LeapForGood Demo Day on 12 Nov 2016 (Sat) at The Treetop, *SCAPE Level 5 to learn about solutions that can help YOU and your loved ones!
LeapForGood (LFG) is a year-long programme organised by raiSE to inspire and support aspiring and existing social entrepreneurs in developing solutions to address emerging social needs.
After 4 months of intense work, 19 shortlisted teams will be pitching at Demo Day to secure $100,000 funding and incubation support to implement their social enterprise ventures.
These 19 teams need YOUR help in providing valuable feedback and materialising their goals in addressing needs in the Eldercare and Mental Health sectors.
Who should attend this event?
- Caregivers of elderly persons or persons with mental health issues, who want to learn about solutions that can benefit their loved ones
- Organisations within the Eldercare and Mental Health sectors and corporates, who want to learn about B2B solutions offered by the teams and explore potential partnerships
- Impact investors who want to find out about social gaps and invest in business opportunities present in the Eldercare and Mental Health sectors
- All who want to be #partofthegood in supporting and co-creating social enterprise ideas to drive change and social impact
Admission is FREE - register on Peatix now to watch pitches from the teams, tour their exhibition booths, and redeem free Chef Tony's gourmet popcorn on-site!
You can also VOTE for your favourite team(s) at the event to fund a cause/concept you believe in, with dollar-for-dollar matching by raiSE to double the impact of your vote. What's more, all voters will enjoy free premium coffee and delicious bakes from social enterprises Bettr Barista and Flour Power!
0830: Event Registration Starts
0900: Welcome Address by raiSE
0930: Pitch Session 1 - Creating Income Opportunities & Improving Health and Engagement of Elderly Persons
1130: Networking Session
1215: Pitch Session 2 - Empowering Care for Elderly Persons & Enhancing Mental Health Management
1400: Networking Session
1530: Announcement of People's Choice Award Winner and Grant Winners
0900 -1530: Exhibition booth showcase by the 19 shortlisted teams
Learn more about the LFG programme here and follow us on Facebook to find out more about the 19 social enterprise ventures and the teams behind them!
Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise (raiSE)
The Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise (raiSE) was set up to raise awareness on social entrepreneurship and raise support for social enterprises in Singapore. raiSE hopes to strengthen the social enterprise sector in Singapore and encourage the growth of social enterprises as a sustainable way to address social needs.
raiSE provides a range of support to help social enterprises from start to mature stages, such as funding, advisory services, training, relevant resources and networks. In facilitating the growth of the sector, raiSE works closely with the public and private sectors, and continues to welcome the support of corporations and individuals who are keen to help advance social entrepreneurship in Singapore.
- The event description was updated. Diff#205527 2016-11-06 23:55:32
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