Baku, Azerbaijan
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sayhi@socialinnovationlab.az

Path to Global Startup Community

Educate. Inspire. Innovate.

ACCELERATE GROWTH

Want to take your idea to the next level?

You have an innovative startup idea and you want to fast track your idea to the next level? Then you are in the right address. Apply to ClimateLaunchpad and VentureBattle accelerators to achieve initial traction and showcase your product to potential investors at international arena.

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Things we’re great at

The secret sauces behind the Lab’s results in a very short span of time are extensive focus on entrepreneurship education with the most up-to-date methodology, its international acceleration programs and network.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION

We equip you with tactical education and tools and provide you with a strong innovation environment where you can primarily focus on achieving the best possible results using your full potential and provided resources.

GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES

We run two international acceleration programs as VentureBattle and ClimateLaunchpad to enable our impact entrepeneurs have access to the global network, opportunities like financial resources and experienced mentors.

METHODOLOGY

Our programs have been designed on the most up-to-date approaches like Design Thinking and Lean Startup methodologies which enable our startups to achieve a successful product market fit.

ACCELERATION

The Lab runs two international acceleration programs to support aspiring entrepreneurs build globally impactful solutions and scale them into new markets through the network on our acceleration programs.

Portfolio

Our alumni include startups from very broad range of sectors like cleantech, edtech, healthtech, hospitality and foodtech. We also have social enterprises that were born out of our programs.

Alumni Testimonials

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our alumni say:

Social Innovation Lab has very unique role in my entrepreneurship journey. One of my most important learning is building a product that addresses specific needs or preferences of a specific customer segment.

Ibrahim Hasanov

Founder, Uviba
ClimateLaunchpad 2017

The success we have gained by getting into the larger accelerator program in Edinburgh is the product of experience and connections that we gained through Climatelaunchpad program!

Gunel Aghabayli

Co-founder, CO2Catalyser
ClimateLaunchpad 2017

I started to think about a idea to get into ClimateLaunchpad and happened to be Rainergy. Through the Program I have made remarkable progress and achieved great results that I never even thought I would!

Reyhan Jamalova

Founder, Rainergy
ClimateLaunchpad 2017

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Our Team

Together, we’ve done business in 36 countries across 4 continents. We speak 7 languages and our team has graduated from 7 different accelerators of 4 different countries.

Jasur Hasanov

Founder, CEO

Leyla Taghizade

Co-founder, Growth Officer

Mahmud Aliyev

Co-founder, Strategy & Development

Madian Malfi

Co-founder, CTO

Ulvin Omarov

Operations

Gulara Azimzadeh

Head of Public Relations

Aygul Ahmad

Marketing

Nigar Asgarova

Creative & Art

Huseyn Zeynalov

Events Manager

Impact Counter

Over the past a year and half, we in the Lab have trained over 1,100 entrepreneurs through 13 different programs and bootcamps who have built 70+ new ventures and raised over $110K in seed funding collectively.

Programs & bootcamps

trained entrepreneurs

Alumni startups

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Latest blogs

We love to share great news of our alumni and inspiring stories of entrepreneurs from all over the world. Enjoy reading and spread for them with your followers.

Our youngest participant ever is on Forbes 30 under 30

Last year we thought we couldn’t be more proud when Forbes spotted our 2016 finalist Chrysalix Technologies as one of the most promising entrepreneurs on the 30-Under-30 2017. Turns out[…]

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Our startup in top-15 of the World’s largest cleantech competition!

With the top 3 startups of ClimateLaunchpad Azerbaijan we competed in ClimateLaunchpad Global Grand Final 2017 to get Azerbaijan into the cleantech map of the world! Sh2ower, Catalyser, Emwaes made[…]

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The National Final of ClimateLaunchpad Azerbaijan 2017!

We have successfully completed the national chapter of the world’s largest cleantech competition – ClimateLaunchpad Azerbaijan 2017! On 5th August, Social Innovation Lab hosted the startup event of the year, ClimateLaunchpad[…]

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