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The Route to Social Innovation            TEDxSilkroad            Didem Altop            11 April 2012          Istanbul, ...
On Truth“All Truth passes through three stages:First, it is ridiculed;Second, it is violently opposed;Third, it is accepte...
On Social Innovation“The Truth is we can solve society’sproblems and unmet needs using theprinciples of innovation andentr...
Endeavor’s ModelCommunity                                 Economic                     Ecosystem                          ...
My Journey                                                                 2012                                  2006     ...
What I’ve Learned• Phase 1: Innovators embrace the “pivot”• Phase 2: Good ideas are “contagious”• Phase 3: Entrepreneurs “...
My AdviceInspired + Relevant = Compelled
Let’s Get a Little Crazy“If you haven’t been called crazy yetthen perhaps you aren’t thinking bigenough? We like crazy.”  ...
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TEDxSilkRoad - 2012_04_11 - Didem Altop presentation

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Didem Altop's presentation at TEDx SilkRoad
04.11.2012

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TEDxSilkRoad - 2012_04_11 - Didem Altop presentation

  1. 1. The Route to Social Innovation TEDxSilkroad Didem Altop 11 April 2012 Istanbul, Turkey
  2. 2. On Truth“All Truth passes through three stages:First, it is ridiculed;Second, it is violently opposed;Third, it is accepted as self-evident.” -- Arthur Schopenhauer German Philospher
  3. 3. On Social Innovation“The Truth is we can solve society’sproblems and unmet needs using theprinciples of innovation andentrepreneurship.” -- Didem Altop, Social Entrepreneur
  4. 4. Endeavor’s ModelCommunity Economic Ecosystem Development Education Culture Search & Support Selection Services Network RoleEntrepreneur Model Effect
  5. 5. My Journey 2012 2006 Self- Evident 2003 Opposition RidiculeMentors, Entrepreneurs, Staff, Investors, Corporations, NGOs, Universities, Govt, Media
  6. 6. What I’ve Learned• Phase 1: Innovators embrace the “pivot”• Phase 2: Good ideas are “contagious”• Phase 3: Entrepreneurs “co-create” new realities by engaging all of their stakeholders
  7. 7. My AdviceInspired + Relevant = Compelled
  8. 8. Let’s Get a Little Crazy“If you haven’t been called crazy yetthen perhaps you aren’t thinking bigenough? We like crazy.” -- Linda Rottenberg Endeavor Co-Founder & CEO

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