The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is an activity within the framework of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

Moritz Eckert Talks Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Youth, and the Future

Moritz Eckert interview

“Just do it. Don’t listen too much to other people telling you can’t do it. Don’t think too much. There are so many ideas and a few people really try to bring them to life and to make entrepreneurship out of them,” Moritz Eckert says to young aspiring entrepreneurs.

Today it is our great pleasure to introduce Moritz Eckert,  in the newest interview from the Entrepreneurship interview series. Moritz is one of the co-founders of Germany’s largest donation platform betterplace.org left his studies and decided to try something else. Currently, betterplace.org has more than 25,000 projects and it helps to close the gap between small projects and big NGOs.
Moritz highlights the importance of technology and digitalization. He also shares advice for the young and aspiring entrepreneurs on how to use technology for the greater good, how to be prepared for the future, and how not to give up on your ideas.
We hope you enjoy this interview!

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Timeline 2019

March 18, 2019
Competition launch.
Entries are welcomed
May 15, 2019
Voting & commenting begins for all
July 31, 2019
Deadlines for entries
August 31, 2019
Deadlines for votes & comments
September 5, 2019
10 finalists announced in both categories
September 5, 2019
People’s Choice Prize winners announced
September 15, 2019
Deadline for receipt of videos from finalists in both
categories
October 5, 2019
Deadline for Panel of Judges’ selection of the winners
October 19, 2019
Winners announced at Entrepreneurship Summit in Berlin

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