At StartSomeGood, we’re convinced that we are entering the Era of Purpose. We see this all around us. In the demands from graduates for meaningful work, from consumers for quality ethical products and from investors for companies that combine profit and purpose.

2020 is our third year running the #StartingGood Summit and we are thrilled to be bringing you a stellar line up of over 30 changemakers, innovators, movers and shakers in who are making the world a better place.

Previous summit guests include Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus; Ashoka Fellow Tracey Chambers; thought-leader Clay Shirky; influential movement builder Jeremy Heimans; serial social entrepreneur Mark Brand;  Jack Sim Founder of The World Toilet Organisation; Founder of Donor's Choose Charles Best and Co-Founder of Charity Water Scott Harrison.

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You're an emerging changemaker with a passion to change the world for the better.. 

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You're an innovative thinker, full of wild ideas to solve the world's biggest problems.

#StartingGood will give you insights and practical tips for how you can turn those ideas into action.

You're an established entrepreneur and have seen the impact sector  flourish.

#StartingGood will provide opportunities for you to learn more about embedding purpose into your business.

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The #StartingGood Virtual Summit is an annual free-to-access virtual summit presented by innovation agency and cause-crowdfunding platform StartSomeGood.

Over two weeks in March we bring together 30+ world-renowned social entrepreneurs, changemakers, and innovation leaders to talk about creating a lasting positive impact in the world.

The summit includes action focussed workshops and in-depth interviews with game-changing social entrepreneurs, through which we aim to support, upskill and inspire the next generation of change leaders.

With over 4,000 participants from around the world in 2019, the 2020 summit is set to grow it's reach yet again.


PAST SPEAKERS

Cinnamon

Evans

CEO of CERES, Cinnamon will be speaking about running Victoria's leading environmental sustainability hub.

Muhummad Yunus

Sharing his story and vision, Muhammad Yunus is the Godfather of Social Business and a Nobel Peace Prize Winner for his pioneering work in microfinance. 

Marina Kim

Founder of Ashoka U, the on campus movement to activate and enable changemakers on university and college campus.

Scott Harrison 

Sharing his story of being an unlikely social entrepreneur by becoming the Founder and CEO of Charity:Water after being a nightclub promoter.

Jeremy Heimans

Jeremy is the co-founder and CEO of Purpose, a global organization that builds and supports movements for a more open, just, and habitable world. 

Jed Emmerson

Originator of the concepts of blended value and total portfiolo management, Jed is an internationally recognized thought leader in impact investing, social entrepreneurship and strategic philanthropy.

Bec Scott

Sharing her story of combatting Australian youth homelessness through hospitality businesses and being Founder & CEO of STREAT Melbourne. 

Jack Sim

Jack Sim, Founder of World Toilet Organisation (WTO) & 45Rice is  voice for the voiceless. He fights for the dignity, rights and health of the poor and vulnerable worldwide.

Jan Owen

Talking about the Future of Work, Jan Owen is the CEO of Foundation for Young Australians and will share FYA's research to best prepare you for the future of work. 

Kate Nelson

Kate aka the Plastic Free Mermaid had been living free of single use plastic for over a decade. Learn pracitcal tips to set yourself free from plastic!

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Michael Weir

Proud Wiradjuri man and founder of Indigenous Streetwear label Sacred Era, talks about how he's spreading positive yarns about Aboriginal culture and through making dope tees.

Mark Brand

One of the North America’s foremost social entrepreneurs. With 11 businesses under his belt, he is an example of a new of leadership encompasses good in every step.

March 21-31, 2020

2020 Speakers

Why did we create the #StartingGood Summit?

We want to make #StartingGood 2020 the biggest and best yet. 

Interested in finding out how you can partner with us to present #StartingGood 2020?

Please email tom(at)startsomegood.com 

to request our partnership kit.

Are you a successful social entrepreneur interested in presenting at the 2020 #StartingGood Summit?

 Fill out the application form here.

Presents

May 1-10, 2020

The #StartingGood Virtual Summit is an annual free-to-access virtual summit presented by innovation agency and cause-crowdfunding platform StartSomeGood.

Over ten days in May we bring together 20+ world-renowned social entrepreneurs, changemakers, and innovation leaders to talk about creating a lasting positive impact in the world.

The summit includes action focussed workshops and in-depth interviews with game-changing social entrepreneurs, through which we aim to support, upskill and inspire the next generation of change leaders.

With over 4,000 participants from around the world in 2019, the 2020 summit is set to grow it's yet again, inspiring and empowering changemakers around the globe. We invite you to be part of it!

2020 Confirmed Speakers

Ronnie Khan (Australia) Founder and CEO OzHarvest, food rescue organisation

Masami Sato (Singapore) - Founder and CEO B1G1, global giving initiative for business

Devin Thorpe (USA) Social enterprise speaker, author, educator and Forbes contributor.

Many more speakers still to be announced.

Are you a successful social entrepreneur interested in presenting at the 2020 #StartingGood Summit?

 Fill out the application form here.

At StartSomeGood, we’re convinced that we are entering the Era of Purpose. We see this all around us. In the demands from graduates for meaningful work, from consumers for quality ethical products and from investors for companies that combine profit and purpose.

2020 is our fourth year running the #StartingGood Summit and we are thrilled to be bringing you a stellar line up of over 30 changemakers, innovators, movers and shakers in who are making the world a better place.

Previous summit guests include Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus; Ashoka Fellow Tracey Chambers; thought-leader Clay Shirky; influential movement builder Jeremy Heimans; serial social entrepreneur Mark Brand;  Jack Sim Founder of The World Toilet Organisation; Founder of Donor's Choose Charles Best and Co-Founder of Charity Water Scott Harrison.

Why did we create the #StartingGood Summit?

#StartingGood 2020 Partnership Opportunity


We want to make #StartingGood 2020 the biggest and best yet. 

Interested in finding out how you can partner with us to present #StartingGood 2020?

Please email matt(at)startsomegood.com to request our partnership kit.

Who is #StartingGood for?

You're an aspiring changemaker with a passion to change the world. 

#StartingGood will give you the foundation to do so - with knowledge, advice and practical tips to get you started.

You're a creative thinker, full of wild ideas to solve the world's biggest problems.

#StartingGood will give you insights and practical tips for how you can turn those ideas into action.

You're an established or  social entrepreneur and have seen the industry flourish.

#StartingGood will provide opportunities for you to learn more and connect with like-minded changemakers

For the passionate doers & dreamers. 

For the purpose-curious.

#StartingGood is for everyone who wants to start things that make a difference in the world!

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Ronnie Khan (Australia) Founder and CEO at OzHarvest, a food rescue organisation.

Masami Sato (Singapore)  Founder B1G1, a global giving initiative for business

Devin Thorpe (USA) Social enterprise speaker, author, educator and Forbes contributor.

March 21-31, 2020

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StartSomeGood is an award-winning crowdfunding platform and innovation agency dedicated to getting social innovation funded. Over the last 6 years, we have enabled more than 1000 projects to raise over $12 million to make a positive impact in the world, with the best project success rates in the industry. We also power cause marketing and funding programs for partners across all sectors.

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More speakers still to be announced

StartSomeGood is an award-winning crowdfunding platform and innovation agency dedicated to getting social innovation funded. Over the last 6 years, we have enabled more than 1000 projects to raise over $12 million to make a positive impact in the world, with the best project success rates in the industry. We also power cause marketing and funding programs for partners across all sectors.

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