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Do you have a unique business idea, community project, or non-profit mission that needs support?
The Start-up Pitch Gallery is designed to motivate spiritual entrepreneurs to submit innovative concepts within this year’s theme, Humane Spirituality. Through this theme, we will explore the question: How might we reframe issues to inspire human dignity to all through the pursuit and practice of empathy, equity, and inclusivity?
Present your start-up ideas and projects to leading changemakers for advice, critique, and potential awards. Selected ideas will be presented during Soularize LIVE, and will also be announced on the Soularize website and social media.
Application due by 10-8-21
Our panel of Advisors includes from:
Rabbi Elan Babchuck - Founding Director - Glean Network is a growing community of faith-rooted leaders who find themselves at the crossroads of tradition and innovation. We seek to reimagine the role of faith in an ever-changing world that yearns for meaning, belonging, and justice. More Info
Charles Lee - Founder and CEO - Ideation: Ideas are a dime-a-dozen and talk is cheap. Improving our ability to execute well is essential for giving our ideas life. We are an idea-execution company that hustles with innovative people and their world-shaping ideas by co-creating custom solutions that deliver remarkable impact at the intersection of purpose and profit. More Info
Danielle Goldstone - Founder and Director - innofaith: innoFaith is a network and platform exploring the intersections of sacred wisdom and social innovation. We inspire and engage people and communities of faith to innovate, collaborate, and develop solutions to help humanity and our planet thrive. More Info
Demystifying the StartUp Pitch at Soularize with Elan Babchuck for Spiritual Innovators
Elan Babchuck is the founding director of the Glean Network. In this presentation he walks us through the best practices of creating and delivering your start up pitch. This is powerful information for anyone who's interested in taking your idea off the drawing board and out to those who might be interested in getting involved and supporting your project. This is especially helpful for those who are in the context of spiritual or faith initiatives.
Video Replay - Why Present a Start-Up Pitch @Soularize?
The Start-up Pitch Contest is designed to motivate spiritual entrepreneurs to submit innovative concepts within this year’s theme, Humane Spirituality. Through this theme, we explore the question: How might we reframe issues to inspire human dignity to all through the pursuit and practice of empathy, equity, and inclusivity? Present your start-up ideas and projects to leading changemakers for advice, critique, and potential awards. Winning ideas will be presented during Soularize LIVE, and will also be announced on the Soularize website and social media. We are thrilled you are making time to join us and learn more about what it takes to bring an idea to life by putting together your best Start-Up Pitch. You will learn from thought leaders: Danielle Goldstone (Innofaith), Charles Lee (Ideation) and Elan Babchuck (Glean Network).
Soularize LIVE: The 3-Day Hybrid learning party features diverse keynote speakers, unique panels, workshops, networking events, and more. The program will be streamed to virtual attendees via our Network Pass and through local gatherings known as Villages.
Virtual Network Experience: Connect and engage via the Whova app in the months leading up to the Soularize LIVE. Features rich interactivity for networking, Q&A, live polling, and video conferencing.
Multiple contests: Designed to motivate spiritual entrepreneurs to submit innovative ministry concepts and works of art within the theme of Humane Spirituality.
- LIVE at Fullerton First United Methodist Church, Fullerton, California, USA
- Local Villages – check https://Soularize.Live to find one near you or register as a host
- Online using the virtual platform for mobile (iOS or Android) & web
Network Pass: Access all content in our private Soularize community, online and in the mobile app. Participate as soon as the event is launched on June 1 through the LIVE 3-Day hybrid gathering ending on October 23, 2021. Cost: $19.95 per person.
Village Host: Broadcast Soularize LIVE gathering to your own location. We will provide remote training and support for your team. One (1) Network pass included. Ticket sales end October 23, 2021. Cost: $99 per host.
Fullerton Pass: Attend in-person at the main event location in charming downtown Fullerton, CA. October 21-23, 2021 On-site experiences in accordance with CDC health guidelines TBA. Includes one (1) Network Pass. Tickets available starting June 1, thru October 23, 2021. Attendance is limited. Cost: $199 per person.
This year’s theme is Humane Spirituality
We are invited to explore the question, how might we reframe issues to inspire human dignity to all, through the pursuit and practice of empathy, equity, and inclusivity?