MASHUP Integration and Entrepreneurship Stockholm


Nov. 26 2015, Published 7:00 p.m. ET

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COST: Free

VENUE: Impact Hub Stockholm

ADDRESS: Riddargatan 17D, 114 57 Stockholm, Sweden

Thursday the 26th of November Stockholm+Acumen together with Impact HUB Stockholm invites you to an inspirational evening on the topic of Integration and Entrepreneurship. The goal is to bring together social entrepreneurs, social innovators and supporters to discuss problems and solutions in the area of integration and entrepreneurship.

The Acumen Social Impact Investment fund and the +Acumen international chapters are working with new approaches to alleviate poverty around the world. Helping to scale already functioning social entrepreneurship endeavors is the main method, with a high rate of success. The organization and its “Ecosystem” consists of investments, mentorship programs, a global support network and skill-developing courses, now also available online, for anyone, for free.

The night will also serve as the first time Impact Hub Stockholm will participate in a MASHUP event with Impact Hub Global. MASHUP aims to strengthen ties with the ever-expanding Impact Hub Network by coming together the last Thursday of every month in multiple locations worldwide to share selected impact-driven ideas. The night will include communication with Impact Hubs on a variety of platforms.



The Good Talents: Gayathri Rathinavelu, CEO and founder TBC

The Good Talents is a leadership and social entrepreneurship program that identifies, strengthens and empowers young talents whose capacity and resources haven't been made visible yet.

Invitationsdepartementet (Department of Invitations): Lina Makro and Malcolm Fallenius.

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Lina has a Master of Engeneering from Syria and in charge of the Stockholm region. Malcom is community manager and in charge of the growing network of Dinner Ambassadors. Invitationsdepartementet is about bringing change in people and society by connecting immigrants and natives at dinner tables.

Mångkulturellt Center, Ingrid Ramberg, Editor

The Multicultural Centre is a municipal foundation that is engaged in research, education and cultural activities. The ambitions and goals of the center is to study and promote a society where diversity is reflected in Sweden’s national self-image and where migration is a natural part of the Swedish cultural heritage. Among many other projects MKC every year publishes their "Multicultural Calendar" (Mångkulturella Almanackan), a calendar and a compilation of stories connected to special dates from all around the world.

Sverige Internationella Talanger, Co-founders Samara H. Johansson and Carlos Salas.

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SIT was established in April 2014 as a professional network that assembles educated foreign professionals into a talent pool which makes it easier for companies to find them. Through SIT we have created a central place to exchange information and make contacts. We also organize several events for members through workshops, lectures, mingles, and mentorship programs. Our goal is to build a bridge between our (now) 1,200 Educated.Motivated. Talented. members and companies that want to become more innovative, globalized, and culturally diverse. About our members: all have bachelor's degrees, 70% have masters degrees and 10% have PhDs. They come from over 92 countries and speak 72 different languages including English and different levels of Swedish. On average, they have 8 years of professional experience.



19:00-19:10  Introduction and welcome by Stockholm+Acumen chairman Jenny Fürstenbach and Impact Hub Stockholm

19:10-20:10  Presentations by the participants

20:10-20:30  Open discussion and Q&A


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