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We’re All Getting Older! Social Entrepreneurship Challenges & Opportunities in the Aging Economy
Victor Wang, care.coach
Increasing longevity has resulted in unprecedented social challenges and opportunities around healthcare, finance, interpersonal relationships, communication technologies, and more. What do older Americans need and want, and what are the unique barriers in this space that prospective entrepreneurs and impact investors must watch out for? Hear from leading founders who are creating social and economic value across diverse market verticals, unified by our shared buoyancy in this demographic tidal wave. Each founder has overcome significant challenges to successfully gain funding and commercial traction for their ventures, and will share how they operationalize and quantify their social impact.
elders, innovation, older adults, senior care, startups, technology
Marcie Rogo, Co-Founder of Stitch.net
Kai Stinchcombe, Founder/CEO of True Link Financial
Thuc Vu, Founder/CEO of OhmniLabs
Val Ornoy, Founder/CEO of LifeAssist Technologies
- June 14, 2017
Final day to submit an idea.
- June 15 - 29, 2017
Commenting and voting period. All sessions open for voting.
- June 30 - July 13, 2017
Judging panel and final selection by SOCAP17 Content Team.
- July 14, 2017
Winning sessions announced to session organizers.
A lucky person will receive 2 free tickets to SOCAP17 and other impact-themed prizes!ENTER TO WIN