Swapsee , the community marketplace for talent, and Claro Partners , business innovation and service design firm, in collaboration with EatWith and LE18 will host a unique Service Jam focused on the issue of food waste. Currently, over 262,000 tons of food is being wasted every year in Catalonia. This is a huge problem but an opportunity Also with great potential.
During three consecutive evenings, three groups of five people with a background in entrepreneurship, business, technology, engineering, marketing and design will be invited to flex muscles Their mind and come up with a solution to this problem rooted in the Internet and / or mobile technology .Facilitators from Swapsee and Claro Partners will guide the participants and help them structure and Their Ideas to Develop a product concept and business plan around it.
A jury Formed by experts in the field will review Their Proposals. Confirmed judges: Abdi Shayeste of Ousul Ventures , Rosa Monge of Imagine Creative Center , Victor Fortunato of Cookbooth , Franck Poirier of LE18 , Aldo de Jong of Claro Partners , and Alex Rodriguez Bacardit of Startup Grind BCN .
The winning team will be announced at the Fest-UP Awards on the night of May 9th and will receive a grand prize, that of consists of mentoring from the Claro Partners team to develop their concept further.
Do you want to be a participant of the Fest-UP Service Jam? The application process is now open! Fill In this short questionnaire and tell us what you can bring to the table.
The language of the Service Jam will be English. The Fest-UP Service Jam event is supported by Barcinno .
- May 5th, 7 pm – midnight
- May 6th, 7 pm – midnight
- May 7th, 7 pm – midnight
Do you have questions? Contact Marta initiative manager Marine, firstname.lastname@example.org