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Switch Pitch with Seed Capital Bizkaia & Ship2B

In this episode of our Switch Pitch Series, Oscar Ugarte Gamboa, Seed Capital Bizkaia, and Xavier Pont Martin, Ship2B, will explain how they work with incubators and accelerators – and how this collaboration can be improved to better support impact driven businesses.

The series will facilitate an informal conversation between a diverse range of investors for impact and business support organisations with regards to pipeline building. We will also discuss experiences and ideas on how to foster collaborations.

The series is part of our Better Incubation Project.

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About Seed Capital Bizkaia

Seed Capital Bizkaia was founded in 1989 and for more than 30 years of working history it has been firmly committed to encouraging innovation, social impact and the promotion and regeneration of the business fabric in Bizkaia (Basque Country). The Entrepreneurship and Social Impact Fund (FEIS) was established in 2014 with the aim of supporting the promotion and consolidation of business initiatives with social impact. Social innovation initiatives are supported with investments of up to 600,000 euro.

About Ship2B Foundation

Ship2B Foundation’s mission is to boost Impact Economy, an economic model in which the main purpose for startups, businesses, investors and organisations is not only to maximise profitability, but also to improve their social and environmental impact. At Ship2B we have the support of the European Commission to boost Impact Investment in Spain, a financing model based on investing in startup capital with the intention of generating and measuring economic, social and environmental impact. To do this, our team of analysts constantly studies impact startups from all over Spain to invest in through the different tools of the Foundation.

Meet the speakers

Xavier Pont Martin – Ship2B Ventures

Xavier is the Co-Founder of Ship2B Foundation which is a start-up which wants to promote social entrepreneurship and impact investment in Spain.

Oscar Ugarte Gamboa – Seed Capital Bizkaia

Oscar Ugarte Gamboa is director of the management company Seed Capital Bizkaia since 2008, a public-private Risk Capital entity with a long track record in Seed Capital operations.

Arnau Picón Martínez – EVPA

Arnau Picón is Research Associate at EVPA. Since joining EVPA in February 2019, Arnau has conducted research on topics related to the impact ecosystem, such as impact measurement and management and the role of crowdfunding platforms within the impact sector.

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