Our National Lead for Azerbaijan
Meet Jasur, our National Lead for Azerbaijan!
What is your background?
Jasur Hasanov is an Entrepreneur, Marketer, Social Innovator and trained Startup Coach & Business Advisor. Holds an MBA from Putra Business School (Malaysia) and B.Sc. in Computer Science. He has founded initiatives like Social Innovation Lab and Global Startup Hub to support Azerbaijani startup ecosystem and as an entrepreneur he has founded award winning startup, BeBonobo.
Why does your organisation want to arrange ClimateLaunchpad in your country?
The main reason for taking the lead is again to support local entrepreneurs and startup ecosystem through international collaborations. CLP is great opportunity for the entrepreneurs whose initiatives are in clean/green tech industry to build partnerships and showcase their products at international level.
Why do you think this competition is so important?
The reason why we specifically chose to collaborate with CLP is that we have young entrepreneurs with great potential whose talent would bring about positive change to one of the world’s most emerging issues, the climate change. This competition is a very important tool that motivates and supports entrepreneurs from all over the Europe to think about solutions for alarming climate change issues at global scale.
How does your organisation support clean tech start-ups?
Social Innovation Lab supports young entrepreneurs through bootcamps to innovate solutions for alarming social and environmental problems where majority of the listed issues and proposed solutions are directly linked with climate change. Social Innovation Lab has Ideation Lab of 10 weeks and an incubator of 6 months where early stage startups are being supported to refine their products and business models, and gain initial traction.
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