Ampion enables entrepreneurs to launch businesses in Africa and use technology for innovation. They empower entrepreneurial minds to become successful changemakers in their communities and boost private sector growth for development.
The heart of Ampion’s operations begins with 7-day innovation bootcamps, which take place on the Ampion Venture Buses across 14 African countries. Each Venture Bus is lead by Ampion trained staff, who are accompanied by both expert international experts and mentors. In addition to the Venture Bus and in partnership with Microsoft, Ampion offers an extensive Incubation Program along with mentoring and advisory services.
The Ampion Fellowship, is an international program designed to guide and equip the most promising startups from the AMPION Venture Bus as well as other high potential startups across Africa and prepare them for growth. By bringing together a diverse, experienced and dedicated team of seasoned entrepreneurs, the Fellowship challenges young startups to complete a successful launch of a concept through the provision of structured training courses, mentorship and access to a global investor and advisory network.
From the conflict regions of the world, Conflictfood brings the best traditional agricultural products to your table, while strengthening local structures and offering a peaceful future.
Through fair and direct trade with small farmer cooperatives in conflict-stricken countries, products such as spices, dried fruits or oils are purchased and brought to Berlin. They are then packaged in a workshop by people with disabilities into an attractively designed packaging.
With every product comes a brochure about the country, conflict and the people living there. They also use their blog to share their information about these countries and to engage the public in a discussion.
The social startup was founded in 2015. Their first product is Saffron from Afghanistan. Future plans are to work with coffee farmers in Yemen, organic olive producers in Palestine and salt cooperatives in Ethiopia.
Coolar develops a new kind of cooling system for household fridges and many more applications.
It is driven by solar heat and enables doctors to preserve lifesaving medicine such as vaccines in a reliable and eco-friendly way by providing refrigerators that run independent from the power grid and are close to carbon neutral. It was initiated 2012 by Julia Römer.
InspirEngage International is a social enterprise focused on developing skills and mindset in people and organisations to help them to do well by doing good. They work with the education sector, business sector and with individuals.
InspirEngage Skills Bootcamp – to awaken ambition in students, to equip them with the essential social and life skills alongside academia and make them more aware of their communities and kindness.
Social Enterprise Revolution – UK’s first complete hands-on social enterprise programme embedded into the curriculum. Through an 8 week Bootcamp programme, they help students turn their area of study into a social enterprise which earns them money, makes a difference to their community and is assessed as part of the curriculum.
Primary Revolution – training 4-11 year-olds to develop their social skills with social enterprise! The young students run real social projects whilst using Maths, Literacy, IT and core curriculum areas.
Startup & Stilettos – the Future is Female – training adult women in an intense 2 month programme (or shorter express version) to firstly sharpen their sense of confidence, their business plans to launch heir own social enterprise and become economically independent.
OnPurpose is a leadership programme for professionals who will use the power of business to make a difference in the world.
OnPurpose equips associates (programme participants) with the experience, skills and networks they need to make a real difference in social enterprises and to become future managers, leaders, employers and innovators in the sector. During the programme, Associates work on two different six-month placements with purpose-driven organisations.
OnPurpose is based in both London (UK) and Berin (Germany).