Social Impact Summer Party!


Social impact has been making waves and changes in many parts of our lives. From the way we evaluate how businesses conduct their operations to the things, we choose to purchase, social impacts are becoming more and more important to many people.

Join us for an amazing day of inspiration and connection with key ecosystem players in the local and global impact scene to celebrate Social Impact.

At this exclusive event, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and connect with social impact leaders, founders, and changemakers, while having fun and working on your authentic leadership development.

We’re bringing together awesome people who have built organizations and projects that have positive social impacts. We’re hosting this event in Istanbul, Turkey on the 20th of July at ImpactHub Istanbul and you’re invited!

The goal is simple: To raise awesomeness around Social Impact through an intimate dialogue with like-minded peers and create networking opportunities with top impact ecosystem players in Turkey.

All are welcome to join, including entrepreneurs, social innovators, and social impact leaders looking for (and creating) opportunities to match their ideas or projects. Importantly, this event is carefully designed to be a global and local platform where people can connect, mingle and collaborate

Come celebrate with us if you’re looking to:

  • Meet and witness the effects of Social Impact
  • Get inspired by the new generation of socially aware business leaders, good tech innovators & social investors.
  • Learn more about Impact Investing opportunities.
  • Meet the founders of Impact driven companies from Turkey.
  • Find a new partner for your impact-driven startup or an investor for your company during matchmaking.
  • Gain access to a unique network of impact investors, innovative companies, changemakers, and conscious consumers
  • And stay tuned for the latest trends in Innovation for Social Impact

Warning! be ready for lots of surprises, crisp music, and yummy drinks! So please don’t forget your flip-flops, Hawaiian shirt, straw hat, and cool summer shades!


  • 12:30 Registration & Networking
  • 13:00 Opening Keynote
  • 13:10 Panel- Q&A session: Social Impact Innovation: Key Players, Trends & Opportunities in the Istanbul ecosystem.
  • 13:40 Food Break
  • 14:10 Second Panel: Social Impact Capital Investing & Fundraising
  • 14:40 Networking Drinks:
  • 15:10 Social Impact Startups Showcase & MatchMaking
  • 16:20 Thank you & Closure

If you are a startup and want to pitch at the summer party, you can apply here

Our Main Partner

This event is co-organized with ImpactHub Istanbul, which brings together all the needed components to mobilize social innovation by providing a co-working space that encourages collaborative work and empowers creative people with a focus on social impact to produce innovative content and increase their impact.

ImpactHub is a global movement that brings together entrepreneurs who make a difference, operates in more than 100 centers around the world, and has more than 16,000 members.

Please register asap if you are interested in taking part in our upcoming events! places are limited!

About us

At Startups Without Borders (], we dream big. We’re setting off to build a global ecosystem of entrepreneurs on the move by connecting the most ambitious refugee and migrant entrepreneurs with resources to grow their business while providing investors with an entry-point to under-the-radar startups with disruptive potential.

We create world-class entrepreneurship events, training programs, and media products, where diversity takes center stage. Our programs and our stories are here to inspire, train, and support entrepreneurs on the move in their startup journey

Please Note

  • The event will be held in English
  • Spaces are limited! Registration is Required
  • We will be taking lots of pictures and recording videos during the event so please do let us know beforehand if you don’t wish to be photographed.

For further details or questions, please reach out to us at: [email protected]