Looking for the CEE Future Makers

Future Makers #4 challenges you to think boldly, whatever the field of activity you are passionate about. Ideas must be concrete solutions to the challenges that the future prepares for us. Whether we are talking about ideas or businesses in education, agriculture, medicine, tourism, trade, or other fields, business ideas must be realistic and have an impact on the target community. Ideas can be new or incorporated in a business no older than January 2020.

50 participants will enter a digital incubation program for 4 months: 30+ hours of workshops & webinarsinvestment pitches to CEE funds, mentors from 15 countries and a 3-year membership in geneSIS online learning & networking platform. Future Makers also get financial support of 20.000 EUR.

Selected participants by the organizers are required to cover their participation fees of 200 EUR, upon selection. The fee is payable in 1 or 2 installments.


Social Innovation Solutions, the organizer of Future Makers is an organization offering consultancy and support for NGOs, corporations & policymakers on social impact, future trends, and innovation. SIS manages educational programs and business competitions like Social Impact Award, Future Makers & Future Accelerator, conversation platforms like Future Summit, Future Talks & Future Magazine, the Future Youth Fellowship as well as executive education in foresight through Future Lab.

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We connect a CEE network of youth entrepreneurs to investors, policy makers & global organizations.


We support 50 early-stage business ideas to become market-ready & investable


We motivate youth to become entrepreneurs and professionals, by promoting success stories in the field.


The Future Makers project is organized by Social Innovation Solutions with support from Raiffeisen Bank Romania and ENEL Romania, in collaboration with the Global Shapers Bucharest Hub.

Organizers & Partners

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