B&J Franchise

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B&J Franchise

Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

Concise Summary: Help us pitch this solution! Provide an explanation within 3-4 short sentences.

Extended support for local areas and the environment as a new part of Ben & Jerrys business plan.

About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

Two problems. 1. Diminish the environmental problems problems of transportation over large distances. 2. Creating local jobs so consumers start contributing to their locan environment.

Solution: What is the proposed solution? Please be specific!

To turn Ben & Jerrys into a franchise, where the Ice Cream is made in the areas it's sold, from local ingredients. My plan is to start the first Danish Ben and Jerrys franchise built on the same core values as the existing entreprise.

Marketplace: Who else is addressing the problem outlined here? How does the proposed project differ from these approaches?

Ben & Jerrys is clearly the key partner Other Ice Cream makers are the competitors.
About You
Background Information
First Name

Jens Vange

Last Name


The competition is only open to people between 18-34 years-old and resident in UK, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark or the Netherlands. Does this apply to you

Country of residence of entrepreneur

Tell us about your personal background. Why are you passionate about this issue? Making an idea a reality takes innovation, dedication and strong leadership. Do you have the necessary entrepreneurial skills to realize your vision?

i'm a KaosPilot student, studying to become a social entrepreneur.

About Your Organization
Organization Name
Organization Country
Country where this project is creating social impact

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The Model: Walk us through a specific example of how your solution makes a difference; include your primary activities

Products are purchased locally ( Less environmental costs, creating local jobs, products made from ingredients typical for their origin.)
The Ice cream is made locally, making consumers support their own areas.)
Competitions for making the best Ice Cream in the world where different areas contribute with their specialities.

Select the stage that best applies to your business

Operating for more than 5 years

Social Impact
What is the social impact you have had to date and how you measure it?
What barriers might hinder the success of your business? How do you plan to overcome them?

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How does your model address financial, social, and environmental sustainability?

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Awareness & learning
How do you see social entrepreneurship contributing to the improvement of developing countries?
What aspects of your stay in Uganda as part of the competition do you think you will find most challenging and rewarding?