29-30 Sept. 2017 - PARIS, STATION F

WHERE BUSINESS MEETS POSITIVE IMPACT

All around the planet, a new generation of entrepreneurs and business players is growing, rethinking the standards and creating solutions for a better world. 


At the crossroads of business, innovation and impact, ChangeNOW takes positive change to the next level, and organizes the 2.0 summit of the impact world. Our mission: to boost game-changing solutions with funding, customers, partners and visibility.

WE ARE NOT HERE TO THINK, 
WE ARE HERE TO ACT


At ChangeNOW, it’s all about the solutions you are developing, and the actions to make them successful. We focus on innovations addressing global issues with a viable business model and real potential to scale.

Stands & demos, pitch sessions, one-on- one meetings, networking sessions, keynotes, roundtables, recruiting sessions, press conferences and much more ! At ChangeNOW, we go far beyond talks and ideas : we ACT and create concrete value for our changemakers.

At ChangeNOW, we believe you are all actors of change, whether young social entrepreneurs, large corporates, philantropists, VC funds, journalists. Come and meet, exchange, collaborate and build together in this vibrant 2 days event.

HOSTED IN THE WORLD'S LARGEST STARTUP CAMPUS

A unique place to build strong business connections:

• Strategically situated in the city center of Paris
• 940 m² of exhibition hall, 3 stages and meeting areas
• Easy access: subway 6 & 14, 5 minutes from train station and 30 minutes from airports

 

 

 

 

 

« Each industry has its own international annual convention. It is about time impact has its own. » 

ChangeNOW is the place for you, changemakers, to connect and share your vision with like-minded and inspiring individuals across industries and geographies. A unique experience to take the impact ecosystem to the next level and empower business as a force for good.

2

DAYS

100

PROJECTS & SPEAKERS

300

INVESTORS & CORPORATES

3 000 +

PARTICIPANTS


THEY ARE COMING TO CHANGENOW

20+ countries represented: 

USA, Canada, Burkina Faso, Mali, Morocco, Haïti, UK, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Finland, Norway, Lithuania Netherlands, Greece, France...


INNOVATIONS

ChangeNOW praises changemakers and innovations answering to the most urgent Global Issues of the XXIst century,
with practical, high-potential and sustainable solutions.

A place in Norway to safeguard the world agricultural biodiversity.

Flying water cars, 100%electric, to fight pollution and cities gridlocks.

A 300m-high tower made of wood in central London.

Saving 100 000 lives from malaria with a mosquito-repellent soap

A vessel designed to collect oceanic plastic near the coasts.

Woodoo rebuilds wood at the molecular level to make it the most performing material of the 21st century.

Boosting Wind and Solar energy performance using big data and Artificial Intelligence

First solar airplane to have made the world tour. The alliance unites innovations to address climate change.

Mobilising the international tech community to respond to the refugee situation.

Making animal farming more sustainable by transforming  insects into protein

A balloon that brings electricity in disaster zones

Accelerating the transition towards zero emission mobility through an 80 day race around the world

Wind turbines designed for cities.

Sharing a meal with a child in need with a simple tap on your smartphone.

Sea expeditions to understand, find solutions and raise awareness on pollution and plastic in the oceans.

The largest network of experts in educational innovations

SPEAKERS

Meet successful changemakers and thought leaders, gathered at ChangeNOW to share their visions,
their experiences and support game-changing solutions.

Co-founder of RAISE & president of the Women’s Forum

CEO at Techfugees

Architect of the Timber Tower and Partner at PLP Architecture

Global Head of innovation at UN World Food Programme

VP Global Brand Strategy at Adidas

Founder & CEO of HundrED

Executive Director of the Global Crop Diversity Trust

Founder & CEO at Woodoo

Co-Founder & CEO at NUMA

World Alliance Director at Solar Impulse Foundation

Co-founder and director of 80 Day Race

Sailor explorer & founder of Expédition 7° Continent

Co-founder & CEO of  Connected-Eco

Co-founder & CEO at Pixis

Founder of WHo CAREs !? and writer for Conscious Magazine

Founder of social innovation and impact prog ‘ChangeMakers’ON’

Head of Share The Meal initiative

Director, Ministry of Justice UK

Co-founder of RAISE & founder of Barclays Private Equity France

CEO & Managing Partner at Seventure Partners

INVESTORS  ATTENDING

Meet the leading venture capitalists, funds and corporates striving to impact the world, and give support to the most game-changing solutions.

NETWORK PARTNERS

Take part in a thriving ecosystem of organizations sharing the same goal: make the world a better place.

MEDIA COVERAGE

Amplify your impact and potential with powerful media partners.

According to the values of ChangeNOW, the carbon footprint of the event will be fully compensated by Pur Projet via a conservation project of the forest of Peru, certified VCS (Voluntary Carbon Standard) and CCBA (Climate Community Biodiversity Alliance) . You can see the forest here ;)
 

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