Tomás Vila Luz, Author at MAZE - Decoding Impact

MAZE, the new B Corp on the block


MAZE was created by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in 2013 with the mission to improve the lives of people and the planet. We work with the public sector and the private sector, with startups and large corporates and all our activities have a common denominator which is, and will always be, our lookout for a […]

How to find the best impact startups across Europe: 3 guiding steps

How to find the best impact startups across Europe: 3 guiding steps


Scouting is a fancy word that usually refers to the activity of “looking for people with particular skills”. In the case of Maze X and in this article, this definition is somehow incomplete for us. The way we look at scouting is more on building a relationship with extraordinary founders that are solving the most pressing social and environmental issues.

Rita Casimiro, MAZE Head of Acceleration, at the Change NOW conference 2020 in Paris representing Maze X

Maze X at Change NOW with EdRF


The first cohort of Maze X ended their acceleration experience at the Change NOW summit in Paris, a 3-day conference where the most promising impact entrepreneurs, investors, corporates and decision-makers meet. Maze X was hosted by its founding partner, the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations and was featured in an exhibition booth, two roundtables and pop-up events.


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