Our Team for Colombia
In 2019 we launched ClimateLaunchpad competition in Colombia. Curious about it?
- read about the Launch event
- meet the 18 teams that competed
- watch the 2-min video from our Bootcamp
- watch the 2-min video from the National Final
- check out the outstanding results in the Global Grand Final
In 2020… we double the impact! The competition runs in two locations: Bogotá and Cali.
Hear from Jop Blom, Colombia National Lead:
What is your background?
I have been an international serial social entrepreneur for over 20 years, specialized in CSR and sustainability. My goal is to empower social / green entrepreneurship beyond borders.
And why did you become the country lead for Colombia ?
First of all we believe the time is right in Colombia to catalyze green entrepreneurship. Since we are already present in the social entrepreneurship ecosystem, we want to drive innovation and shape a sustainable future together.
So why do you think this competition is so important?
We believe above all that there are a lots of great ideas out there. And with the right support we can boost green entrepreneurship and fix climate change, one start up at a time. ClimateLaunchpad will help unite the ecosystem of partners investing their time, knowledge, networks or money. We want to be the change we need to see in this world.