Our National Lead for Azerbaijan
Meet Jasur, our National Lead for Azerbaijan!
What is your background?
Jasur Hasanov is an Impact Entrepreneur, Marketer 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 VentureBattle acceleration program to catalyze Azerbaijani and Caucasian tech ecosystem and provide the local entrepreneurs access to the global opportunities.
Why does your organisation want to arrange ClimateLaunchpad in your country?
Social Innovation Lab stands for bridging the gap between the aspiring impact entrepreneurs from the extended Caucasus Region and the right resources and inspiration to enable the creation of sustainable tech innovations in hospitality, foodtech, education and cleantech fields. Therefore, ClimateLaunchpad 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 have a specific focus on cleantech area as one of the core 3 tracks of our acceleration program is that we have aspiring entrepreneurs and young scientists 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?
We at the Lab believe innovation is born out of passion and necessity. Therefore, our vision is to discover passionate talents of any kind and enable them to build globally impactful solutions.
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