Kitsch.inc Unite with Influx Trust on #Connect2Effect Global Hackathon


Misael and I are very excited to announce our latest client, Influx Trust and their #Connect2Effect Global Hackathon. We’ll be supporting with global social media and digital PR for this innovative cause that aims to give change-makers the tools they need to take their ideas to market. In addition to tools, Influx Trust will also be offering winning ideas the chance to enter a crowdfunding platform and a chance to pitch their world-changing idea to the United Nations in New York. Whether you’re a programmer, marketer, ideas person or designer, this is a truly awesome idea to help people global launch awesome stuff. We dig it a lot.

You can read the official words with more information below and find out more by following on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram @InfluxTrust and getting involved with the conversation via #Connect2Effect. 

There is no time like the present to connect and work together to meet the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). 10th – 12th March 2017 will see 1000 people worldwide putting their heads together to hack away and develop business ideas that will tackle 3 United Nations SDG’s.

The very best ideas will be showcased at a Demo Day during the STI Conference (Science, Technology & Innovation), taking place at the UN Headquarters in NYC from the 15th – 17th of May. A third and final step will see ideas to fruition through a crowdfunding platform, meaning everyone can truly help make a difference in the space of a weekend.

THE FACTS & FIGURES:

193 United Nation Member States
17 Sustainable Development Goals to solve by 2030
1000 Entrepreneurs, thinkers and creatives working together across 9 global locations on 5 continents: Bahrain, Bali, Chandigarh, Geneva, Lagos, Lisbon, London, New York and Rio.
6 Headline Partners for #Connect2Effect 2017 to help our teams with the resources they need.
1 Crowdfunding platform that will take an idea and put it in the market in a weekend.
1000 global entrepreneurs inspired and working towards causes that impact us all.
Teams from all kinds of backgrounds collaborating during 48 hours to help hack three life changing SDG’s.

During the #Connect2Effect Influx Trust Global Hackathon this March, we’ll be meeting in 9 different locations worldwide to tackle SDG 9 (Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure), SDG 10 (Reduced Inequalities) & SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption & Production).

Applications are open from 3rd February 2017 and close 3rd March 2017, so don’t delay! You can apply as an individual or as a team of up to 5 members.

Want to know more? We’ve listed some key facts and figures below. You can also follow the story at www.connect2effect.com and on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram @InfluxTrust.

If you want to know something specific, get hold of some assets or collaborate on some content get in touch with Jayne & Misael @ Kitsch.inc: kitschinc.digital@gmail.com this is a great cause and we hope you’ll be as excited about it as we are!

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