Meet our SoPacters in Action

It was finally time for the public to meet our SoPacters in the prestigious Universitetshuset of Lund University.

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Welcome night

After spending the day at the Entrepreneurship Fair presenting SoPact, the whole team gathered to welcome our new Sopacters for the first time! Exciting to think this is the beginning of our three-month-journey with an amazing team of social entrepreneurs ready to make the world a better place! Läs mer

The new SoPacters have arrived!

After review of applications, emails, phone calls, and interviews, the SoPact team have selected nine passionate startups to be part of the second batch of the Social Impact accelerator! A group of people growing ideas that really matter. Läs mer

SoPact's first event of the season

With just over a week left of the application time for the fall batch of SoPacters, we decided to open up ProLab for everyone with questions. About their application, the accelerator program, or just social entrepreneurship. Läs mer

Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program open for applications - Ready for take off!

The day we have been waiting for since graduating the first batch of SoPacters in June is finally here. The application has now opened and we are ready to hear about your startup!

Skåne Innovation Week at SoPact

On June the 2nd, SoPact together with ProLab, Impact Invest Scandinavia and Team Uniti hosted a one-day public event during Skåne Innovation Week. Läs mer

Presenting the startups - weAdventure

To give you a chance to get to know all of the startups a bit better, we asked them some questions. Meet weAdventure !  

Starting at the base of every societal startup. What problem are you trying to solve?

When traveling it is hard to know where your money ends up, and although most people would like it to benefit the local communities around the world, most often it is the larger companies who succeed in advertising and selling their tourism attractions. Läs mer

Presenting the startups - PlanM

To give you a chance to get to know all of the startups a bit better, we asked them some questions. Meet PlanM !

Starting at the base of every societal startup. What problem are you trying to solve?

Although only 40 % of Sweden’s population have access to a car, we have developed a car dependency in our cities. It is a problem. Especially when domestic transport represents almost one-third of Sweden’s total emissions of greenhouse gases. In addition, the transport resources contribute in the rise of health problems and inequality. In other words, it is a serie of problems linked to our everyday travel and the way we build our cities. We need to break the car dependency, from an environmental perspective but also from a health perspective and fairness. Läs mer

Presenting the startups - Electronicsmix

To give you a chance to get to know all of the startups a bit better, we asked them some questions. Meet Electronicsmix !

Starting at the base of every societal startup. What problem are you trying to solve?

I am really trying to solve several different problems at ElectronicsmixSince about 30% of all electronic repairs are minor and can be fixed with very low effort Electronicsmix wants to engage people in the repair process (do-it-yourself). Läs mer

Forms of organization

Social startups aren’t always quite like other startups. But that’s no news to you. In SoPact, one big question to figure out for a few of the SoPact’ers is the one about company form, or rather forms of organization. A question where the usual answer hasn’t been the right one for some of them.

A few weeks ago we therefor brought in Coompanion and the Center for Public Entrepreneurship Läs mer