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Startup Tuesday The Hague – The Humanity Hub Edition

17 November, 2020 @ 5:00 pm 5:45 pm

Technology, innovation and humanitarian action. We are putting a spotlight on three entrepreneurs from the Humanity Hub community at this next edition of Startup Tuesday The Hague!

Start-up Tuesday is a re-occuring event to inspire and connect with like-minded people in and around The Hague. This series of events is a collaboration among innovative hubs that aim to strengthen connections and support impact-driven entrepreneurship in The Hague. It’s the ideal occasion to network, learn from experienced founders, and explore solutions to shared challenges!

As the Hague Humanity Hub, our goal in this series of events is to showcase successful start-ups in the peace, justice and humanitarian ecosystems, and to spread more entrepreneurial thinking among non-profits and other organizations in these sectors.

Speakers:

Emma Lindley from AiiD:

AiiD (Artificial Intelligence for IDentity) is a Public Benefit Corporation that delivers transformational technology to forward-thinking partners, enabling them to reimagine service delivery and empower individuals without compromising privacy. As a subsidiary of Trust Stamp, a global provider of AI-powered identity services, AiiD develops innovative biometric technologies with advanced privacy-enhancing techniques to deploy solutions that reach beyond limitations like device access and online connectivity. AiiD solutions empower partners to elevate social and financial inclusion and mobility, anywhere in the world.

Claire Barnhoorn from Solvoz:

Claire Barnhoorn is the founder and CEO of Solvoz, the responsible planning and procurement platform in aid. Solvoz host an open access catalogue with expert knowledge, translating needs in a context into responsible solution packages. Solvoz actively operationalizes the localization of aid, and increases the efficiency, transparency and ethical integrity of procurement.

Claire is a long term humanitarian, entrepreneur and speaker regarding responsible innovation, supply and challenging system changes required in humanitarian and development aid. She previously held various positions within  MSF (Doctors without Borders) and worked as an advisor for various NGOs and UN agencies (like UNICEF and UNHCR).

Alex Carle from OurLoop:

Loop is an independent digital feedback monitoring system encouraging and enabling greater engagement with citizens. It is a tool that you and your community can use to support your existing work of engaging with, empowering and better understanding the needs and experiences of people at an individual level, at scale. Our platform is based on four principles: Decentralised Control, Open Data, Open Dialogue, and Our Voices.

What to expect:

Start-up Tuesday will start with 10min pitches from each respective entrepreneur about their organisation and journey into entrepreneurship. These entrepreneurs will subsequently be brought together in a debate-like format. These will be live streamed to the general public and following this, a Q&A session will be held virtually. The event should therefore last up to an hour and a half. Speakers are invited to join our hybrid stage setup at the Humanity Hub to speak to the virtual audience.