Wednesday, 5 April 2017 at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCIsQR-eVtg
Starts at 12:00 · Ends at 13:00, CEST (Europe/Berlin)
InnoEnergy Master School Webinar #29
LEDsafari, a start-up journey
LEDsafari is a social start-up based in Lausanne, Switzerland that aims to assimilate clean energy & sustainable innovation education through a unique science & design training centred on creating a solar LED lamp.
Govinda Upadhyay has a long list of awards and recognitions. He is on the Forbes list- Forbes 30 under 30 Europe 2016 for the achievements in Ed-Tech and he is backed by the EIT (EU) CHANGE AWARD 2015, BITSAA 30 Under 30 Award 2015, Finalist at Forbes 2015 "Change the world" award for his work in LEDsafari and he is on the prestigious list of Asia21 young leaders 2016 .
In this webinar he will explain how the Innoenergy network has helped him during his start-up journey. He will also share with us his experience and advice on how to start your own company.
Govinda Upadhyay, CEO and founder, LEDsafari
Claudio Geyken, Community Officer, InnoEnergy
You can watch it live directly from this or watch it later via the InnoEnergy YouTube Channel
Who is this for? All InnoEnergy MSc students, graduates and prospective students and everyone else with an interest in innovation in Sustainable Energy
Questions or comments? Please post them on the InnoEnergy YouTube Channel during the webinar or send them to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- I am the founder of LEDsafari. LEDsafari is a social start-up based in Lausanne, Switzerland that aims to assimilate clean energy & sustainable innovation education through a unique science & design training centred on creating a solar LED lamp. I am on the Forbes list- Forbes 30 under 30 Europe 2016 for the achievements in Ed-Tech. I am also backed by the EIT (EU) CHANGE AWARD 2015, BITSAA 30 Under 30 Award 2015 and Finalist at Forbes 2015 Change the world award for my work in LEDsafari. I am on list of Asia 21 Young leaders 2016. I have done three years of research in sustainable city planing in EPFL Lausanne, masters in sustainable technology from TU Eindhoven and KTH Sweden. I did my Masters in physics and Bachelor of engineering in electronics and electrical from BITS Pilani, Goa campus, India.
- Claudio Geyken
Community officer at InnoEnergyI am German and Italian by nationality with a French education and passionate and tolerant world citizen. I speak 7 languages fluently; I have experienced many different cultures through my studies and internships in 5 different countries. I am curious and love to interact with people and exchange ideas and concepts. As an engineer graduated from the KIC InnoEnergy double master degree in renewable energies and passionate supporter of the green, sustainable economy, I bring much knowledge, interest and dynamism to the topic. Through multiple courses in business & entrepreneurship, I have adopted an entrepreneurial life. Currently, I am responsible for creating a vibrant community composed of a wide range of persons; Children, Students, Young professionals, Senior experts and Retired people in the sustainable energy field on behalf of KIC InnoEnergy. You are welcome to follow me about renewables on twitter: https://twitter.com/ClaudioGeyken