Greta Thunberg gets more than 100,000 likes on Instagram in just ten minutes, posting images of the burning Amazonas or wildfires in Australia. But does it matter?
According to the Global Shapers Survey, 78% of people between the age of 18-35 are willing to change their lifestyles to protect the planet. But only 12% of them are taking an active role to improve the world’s sustainability and state.
Thomas Bisballe’s keynote session will take place on UPPSTART’s Impact Stage. In his talk, he will share how we can use technology to overcome the current, significant value-action gap and empower everyday people to act on their desire to help save the planet. Thomas will also touch on the barriers he sees in the startup culture for Tech For Good – whether they deliver on their promise or not.
He will also share his interesting personal story on how he moved from incubating social enterprises empowering gang members, to building a new digital home for Gen-Z.