Elliot Costello is the CEO and Co-Founder of YGAP and is a force in the social enterprise community. Since co-founding YGAP, the social change incubator have expanded their global community of impact entrepreneurs, created emotive campaigns and built successful social enterprises all in the name of finding innovative and scaleable solutions to poverty.
Join us on Monday, September 7th at 5:30pm to hear about Elliot's journey and the opportunities that lie in innovation for social change.
Elliot Costello is a social entrepreneur who, in 2008, co-founded YGAP.
Elliot has been invited to speak at the United Nations in NYC and at several UN and leading social enterprise conferences across the Middle East and Asia. He is a leading voice on youth issues, social enterprise and innovative fundraising in Australia.
YGAP is an organisation that finds and supports impact entrepreneurs with bold solutions to poverty in the world’s toughest communities. For the past seven years, YGAP has significantly and measurably impacted over 95,000 people's lives. The organisation's goal is to impact one million people's lives by mid-2018.
YGAP raises funds through a very entrepreneurial approach. The organisation runs two large fundraising campaigns (including Polished Man which is being run in USA in 2015) and owns & operates a range of profitable social enterprises generating millions of dollars in turnover, (including Feast of Merit).