Solving big problems requires big imagination.
Children wield the greatest imaginations in the world, but they are not being tasked with helping solve these problems
The tools that best enable dreams to become reality, such as entrepreneurship, are not being taught to children.
Accelerator Design Challenges with Strong emphasis on SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals), social impact, and using technology for good.
A Membership-Based Portal pairing kids with a mentor network, entrepreneurial toolset, and financial resources.
Social impact accelerators with real-world entrepreneurial and design-thinking skills, with a kids-first approach.
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals
Agreed upon by 194 countries, the UN’s SDGs represent the world’s largest and most inclusive democratic process in history. Together these goals lay out an unprecedented and compelling roadmap to achieve a sustainable future that engages 100% of humanity. For more information on the UN’s SDGs visit: UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform.
DREAM TANK TERMINOLOGY
Kids who turn turn dreams into reality and passion into projects.
An individual who starts and runs a business with limited resources and planning, taking account of all the risks and rewards of his or her business venture. The business idea is usually a new innovation, product or service, rather than an existing business model.
A person who pursues an innovative idea with the potential to solve a community problem. These individuals are willing to take on the risk and effort to create positive changes in society through their initiatives.
Somebody who shoots down ideas or dreams of others.
Refers to investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside (or in lieu of) a financial return.
The commitment of a group of actors from different sectors to a common agenda for solving a specific social problem, using a structured form of collaboration.
DREAM TANK Creed
-Dream Tank respects all life, in any form
-Dream Tank believes the purpose of all business is people, planet, & profit
-Dream Tank does not tolerate Dream Crushing!
-Dream Tank believes that Failure is a sign of succeeding
-Dream Tank serves others rather than trying to dominate them, for the good of all life on the planet
-Dream Tank is open to all who are willing to better the planet with their ideas
-Dream Tank seeks to encourage responsible consumption of technology