12h00 - 12h30

Salle Maxi

?? Dilemmas, panic attacks and the best time of your life!

Conference will be in english, please find translation headphones at the cloakroom!

You guys are crazy! There is no market for fair electronics, the industry is hyper-competitive and it is super difficult to make smartphones”. That was the first feedback the Fairphone team got when they decided to produce a smartphone as fair as possible, starting in the mines in Congo. Now, 5 years later, Fairphone crowdfunded over 15 million euro’s, has sold over 125k phones and won numerous awards. But what does it take to challenge the system by starting a social enterprise in one of the most complex industries?