The first Fledge session has completed in Barcelona, Catalonia. Seven fledglings from Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, and India told their stories on-stage at the Grand Marina Hotel on December 14th.
The videos from the event will be posted in the coming weeks.
Back in Lima, Peru, five Peruvian startups, and one each from: Nicaragua, Nigeria, Rwanda, and the United States: big open data analysis, delivery for small businesses, renewable energy, honey, livestock, mechanizing Africa agriculture with drones.
This is far more than a typical startup pitch event. It is an inspirational evening showcasing the stories of nine mission-driven for-profit companies, why they do what they do, and why their work is important to you, your family, and the world.
Back in Seattle, two American startups and four from Africa: putting an end to rust, making childcare affordable, turning waste oil into value, bringing toilets to people pooping in the streets, exporting produce from Africa to Europe, and a 21st Century media company telling these stories and more.
After five years and eight demo days, there are over eight hours of videos containing nearly 100 videos. To help you find the best of, we’ve compiled the Best of… playlist:
Fledge8 is the first session of Fledge in Lima, Peru (and the first of many upcoming sessions outside of Seattle). Eight impactful LatAm startups based in Peru, Chile, Ecuador, and Mexico. Sustainable fashion, sustainable agriculture, clean water, clean homes, and an amazing traditional spirit. See how the best way to do good for Latin America is through business.
Once again the fledglings take to the stage to (quickly) share their stories. A fast-paced, TED-like set of inspirational stories, from seven impactful, global startups. Recycling oil, crowdfunding for farmers, a breakthrough in green wallboard, plus chickens, fish, livestock, and green red bricks. See how businesses can do good by doing business.
Watch the 2015 fledglings tell their inspirational (TED-like) stories. An all-international group of entrepreneurs, visiting Seattle from: Argentina, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, and Zambia; solving problems of: poverty, hunger, waste, and deforestation using for-profit capitalism.