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Podcasts stimulate discussion on impact technology and investing

On December 3, 2018 we are launching a 9 episode podcast series about impact technology and impact investing at Slush, one of the worlds biggest start up events. The initiative builds on the initiatives introduced in recent years with the launch of the portals The Hub and +impact. 

The world right now is standing on the threshold of a technological revolution advancing with a speed difficult for many to grasp - a situation filled with both opportunities and challenges for start-ups that wants to pursue sustainable development goals.

Our new podcast series developed with Katapult Future Fest - a non-profit movement founded to drive positive societal change through technology and impact investing - aim to address this development and stimulate the discussion on how technology can be used to tackle some of the big issues facing the world today.  
The podcast series fit into our general strategy of helping social entrepreneurs to scale. When start-up companies are able to scale, the wider society benefit from it, and we believe doing good, is also good business. 

Hosted by Aurore Belfrage   
People from technology and business are brought together in the podcast series by the host Aurore Belfrage, an experienced tech investor, and they will touch upon a wide range of topics such as 

  • renewable energy
  • food tech
  • neuroscience
  • education
  • leadership.

The host of the podcast series Aurore Belfrage, an experienced tech investor

Among our speakers are

  • Peter Carlsson - ex-Tesla CTO, the right hand man of Elon Musk and CEO of Northvolt, the European electrical car battery power house. 
  • Steven Kotler (cofounder and director of research of the Flow Genome Project, New York Times bestselling author and award-winning journalist)
  • Arlan Hamilton (Founder of Backstage Capital)
  • Sophia Bendz (Partner at Atomico).



Facts about +impact

+impact is a free, cross-Nordic digital platform on which purpose-driven start-ups can share their challenges with experts and receive the advice they need free of charge. +impact focuses mainly on companies that meet one or more of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and have the potential to grow – also in a business perspective.

+impact is based on a strategic partnership between Danske Bank and Rainmaking.