28-29 SEPT. 2018 - PARIS

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 event.

 

 

 

 

 

« 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

200

PROJECTS & SPEAKERS

300

INVESTORS & CORPORATES

2 000 +

PARTICIPANTS

CHANGENOW 2017

 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

 
47 nationalities

180 investors

200 projects and speakers

600 BtoB meetings 


THEY ATTENDED CHANGENOW 2017


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.

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

World’s first energy-harvesting smart street.

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

Unique combination of 3 words that identifies any 3m x 3m square on the planet.

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

Affordable and solar-powered geodesic domes for sustainable buildings.

SPEAKERS

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

Managing Director WWF France

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

CEO at Techfugees

World Alliance Director at Solar Impulse Foundation

Architect of the Timber Tower and Partner at PLP Architecture

Director, Impact Investment at Clearly So

Co-founder and director of 80 Day Race

Co-founder & CEO of  Connected-Eco

SPONSORS and PARTNERS

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

Official sponsors

Ecosystem sponsors

Session and Startups partners

MEDIA PARTNERS

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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