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VRBLN Focus: VR and Social Impact | September 12 | Berlin

Let’s discuss the role of social innovation in relation with VR! Can VR startups have an impact on the society by addressing social issues through VR technology? For this occasion, we are welcoming the Virtual Reality Meetup (VRBerlin) and The Social Entrepreneurship Netzwerk Deutschland (SEND) to host a special panel discussion with five successful VR entrepreneurs.

Definition: Social enterprises (or social startups) use business solutions to tackle some of our most pressing societal issues.

Panelists

– Philipp Wenning: Co-founder of INVR. He is developing and shooting narrative concepts for VR.
INVR.SPACE is an Award Winning Virtual Reality Full Service Studio.

– Maren Demant: Co-Founder of Invisible Room
Invisible Room is a Berlin-based studio that designs and crafts playful XR experiences to excite, inspire and empower.

– Philip Zajac: Founder of Rehago
Rehago: Rehabilitate patients recovering from a stroke with VR.

– Thomas Mann: Founder of FRAMEFIELD. He has a passion for design, interaction, realtime-computer graphics and demoscene.
FRAMEFIELD crafts user-centered apps for VR, AR, 3D, medical.

– Thomas Gagneret: VR business developer, helping launch and develop a VR startup focused on B2B collaboration software in the field of industry.

Moderators:

– Katrin Elsemann: CEO of Social Entrepreneurship Netzwerk Deutschland e.V.
– Carl White: Co-organizer of VRBLN

Organization:

The Social Entrepreneurship Netzwerk Deutschland (SEND) is the network of social entrepreneurs and social startups in Germany that focuses on improving regulations and instruments for social entrepreneurship.

The German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC) brings together the community, startups, corporations and academia to promote digital entrepreneurship in Germany and beyond.

VRBLN organizes regular VR events in Berlin region such as the Virtual Reality Berlin Meetups and the VRBLN Focus events.

We are looking forward to talking about VR and social entrepreneurship with you!


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