Transforming businesses for positive change

La Marina de Valencia
October 8th, 2024

What is The Gap
in Between

The Gap in Between-Annual Summit is a platform where a diverse range of actors come together to tackle the most pressing social and environmental challenges.

In this edition, The  Gap in Between encourages a system thinking mindset, enabling decision-makers to understand their interdependence, catalyze purpose-driven collaboration, and harness the power of everyone to create the most innovative and effective business solutions.

What to expect

01.

Thought-provoking
conversations

Among citizens, entrepreneurs, corporates, investors, and policy makers, around the solutions to the most pressing global challenges. 

02.

Promising networking
opportunities

With a global community of actors seeking for collaboration to create impactful strategies and solutions. 

03.

Showcase

Discover real innovative and high-impact solutions from our startup community.

04.

Dynamic and
collaborative spaces

That allow diverse teams to work together on the co-creation of innovative solutions.

05.

Investors - entrepreneurs -
corporates matchmaking

To generate investment and growth opportunities for stakeholders within the impact ecosystem. 

We connect all the
global and local
players

  • 1000+ Attendees
  • 140+ Startups
  • 80+ Investors
  • 48+ Nationalities
  • 80+ Speakers

The Gap in
Between
2023 in
numbers

Ready to step up and join the ultimate impact Startup Challenge?

If you are a startup whose main purpose is to solve social or environmental challenges, we are looking for you.

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The Gap in Between
Speakers

Here are some of the industry leaders and speakers who participated in the previous edition

Nyagoy Nyong'o

Founder member & President of the Board

 TWIGA

Jesús Hernández Galán

Director Accesibilidad e Innovación

Fundación ONCE

Margarita Albors

Founder & President

Social Nest Foundation

Leandro Sigman

Chairman

Insud Pharma

Valérie Mazon

General Manager of Danone Communities

Danone

Filipe Almeida

President

Portugal Social Innovation

Karen Wilson

Founder

GV Partners

Fernando Garrido Ferradanes

Director EOI Mediterráneo

EOI Escuela de Organización  Industrial

Iker Marcaide

Founder & Chairman

Zubi Group

Marta Pahissa Espluga

Environmental Transformation Manager

DKV

Marta del Castillo

CEO

Social Nest Foundation

Luis Adaime

CEO & Founder

Moss Earth

Andy Lürling

Founding Partner

LUMO Labs

Nana Adowaa Boateng

Chief of Section, Management of Social Transformations

UNESCO

Erik Thomsen

Sustainability Analytics

Target Impact

Bianca Dragomir

Director

Cleantech for Iberia

Gustavo Vinacua

CEO & Co-Founder

Net Positive Labs

Ana Isabel Montenegro García

Industrial Transformation Tech Portfolio Manager

Repsol

José Carlos Villena Pérez

Director, Partnerships for Development

COFIDES

Carmen Pumariño

Investment Director

Zubi Capital

Keith Ippel

General Partner

Spring Impact Capital

Inês Sequeira

Founder & Director

Casa do Impacto

Victor Drault

Partner

Breega

Beatriz Jacoste

Director

KM ZERO

Agenda

The Gap in Between will take on these key themes

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Safe, accessible and nutritious food systems

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Social inclusion and equity beyond business

Energy Transition and Sustainable Cities

From a linear to a circular business strategy

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Shifting the financial system for the common good

Ready to step up and join the ultimate impact Startup Challenge?

If you are a startup whose main purpose is to solve social or environmental challenges, we are looking for you.

The Gap in Between | Social Nest Foundation

Time

October 8th, 2024
8:30h - 19:00h

Location

Base 1 (Zeus)
La Marina de Valencia

Travesía, s/n,
46024 Valencia

La Marina de Valencia

Our Partners

Get involved

Partnering with The Gap in Between offers a unique opportunity to enhance your visibility and expand your network within the international impact ecosystem.

Get involved

Partnering with The Gap in Between offers a unique opportunity to enhance your visibility and expand your network within the international impact ecosystem.

The 2023 edition of The Gap in Between was supported by

 
NextGeneration EU
Secretaría General de Industria y PYME
Plan de Recuperación
EOI
Conselleria de Innovación, Industria, Comercio y Turismo
 

Catalyst Partners

 
NextGeneration EU
Secretaría General de Industria y PYME
Plan de Recuperación
EOI
Conselleria de Innovación, Industria, Comercio y Turismo
 

Global Impact Partners

 
Caixa Popular
 

Sector Transformation Partners

 
Fundación Once
Zubi Group
 

Change Leader Partners

 
Iberia
 

Strategic Partners

 
Ayuntamiento de Valencia
Valencia Innovation Capital
First Drop
Wayra
Startup Valencia
VDS Side Event 2024
INNSOMNIA
BIGBAN
Foro NESI
EIT Food
GoHub Ventures
Marina de Empresas
Innova & Acción
Connected Mobility Hub
 

Ecosystem Partners

 
Fondo Bolsa Social
 

Media Partners

 
El Referente
Pioneers Post
Funds Society
Impact Investor
Corresponsables
Diario Responsable
Impact Entrepreneur
Igluu
 

Startup Challenge Ecosystem Partners

 
KM ZERO
4YFN
Embajada de Israel de España
CEEI Asturias
CEEI Valencia
Kaya
Agora
Agrotecuv
Eoniq
Ideas UPV
NZV
Clarke Modet
Encomenda
Embarca
Creas
La Nave
Almanatura
BLUM
F6S
IE University
Beta
Plug and Play
Leanox
Procolombia
Sannas
WavveUp
Founders Foundation
Ceeim
Fundecyt
Kunan
Remaster
Quiero
Koga
Beta Cards
Startup Galicia
Leanox
Viva Idea
Kamay Ventures
Andalucía Emprende
Esade
Fondo de Fundaciones
CNTA
Tech Business PlaNET 24 Madrid
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