Leveraging Technologies for Social Business

Workshop Description

Objectives: To critically examine existing technologies for social business and make recommendations to other social entrepreneurs.

Activity: In the workshop participants will work through three stages:

  1. Discuss and identify key opportunities to leverage technology for social business
  2. Brainstorm existing technologies and platforms that be utilized for social business
  3. Evaluate the pros/cons of the technologies and make recommendations to social entrepreneurs for leveraging technologies for social business

Outcomes: List of technologies and platforms that other social entrepreneurs can use for their social businesses.

Come share your insights on use of technology to strengthen social business and be a part of making that more accessible to peers and colleagues.


Format Input (Knowledge Transfer)
Level Introduction


Date Friday, November 6
Time 02:30 - 04:00pm

We kindly ask all registered GSBS participants to sign up for the Focus Groups on our e-180 platform here.

Workshop Host & Co-Host(s)

  Nicholas Haan   

Nicholas Haan

Faculty Chair, Global Grand Challenges Singularity University 



November 11th, 2015

The Global Social Business Summit 2015 - in Berlin, Germany - has come to a bittersweet end. We thank all those who supported us throughout the process; all those who participated in the event; and all those who helped to spread the YY Spirit of the Social Business Movement in the days leading up to - and during - the event.

We can't wait to see all of you in China for the Global Social Business Summit 2016.

Find a selection of photos from the three days of the #GSBS2015 here.



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On our website you can find the latest version of the agenda, session topics & speakers for the Global Social Business Summit 2015, The program is preliminary and subject to change. Stay tuned for the next updates!


Getting Around

The main venue for the Global Social Business Summit 2015 is the Tempelhof Airport in Berlin, Germany.