May 06

PODIM post event: Start a social movement and change the world!

Public Institute Cene Štupar and Technology Park Ljubljana are inviting you to participate at Start:up Ljubljana post PODIM event on Friday, May 15th 2015, 5pm, at DPlac, Dunajska cesta 20, Ljubljana. Mohd Zikry Kholil and Daniel de Gruijter, cofounders of Incitement – a global organizational movement present in 37 countries, are going to present reality and transformation challenges of  social movements into social businesses and on developing social business strategies. 

Event is open to the public, registration is required at


17:00 - 17:10               
Welcome talk, mag. Bojan Hajdinjak, Tomaž Stritar

17:10 - 17:40               
Movements Matter, Mohd Zikry Kholil

Starting a movement is one of the most powerful tool to crowdsource your message creating awareness of your purpose. In the 21st century, we see many more movements emerging and playing a huge role in promoting impact. Some movements have transformed themselves into political parties and social businesses. In this talk, Zikry will share how Incitement started from a movement and transformed itself into a social enterprise.  

17:40 - 18:10               
The Copy & Paste Dilemma, Daniel de Gruijter

The talk will be about how copying existing (and working) strategies and using them to scale your own business can stop you from creating real, and lasting change.

18:10 - 19:00               
Round-table with Zikry and Daniel moderated by Tomaž Stritar

19:00 -  ...                      
Networking etc.

About the speakers

Mohd Zikry Kholil
 is the cofounder of Incitement – a global organizational movement present in 37 countries. It encourages individuals to incite positivity in the form of visions, goals, knowledge, stories and, in the long run, taking the idea into action. Incitement encourages people to speak up, step out, and take ownership of the world they live in and make a change for the better.
Zikry's globe-trotting journey since birth made him what he is today: an extroverted, outspoken third culture kid. Zikry is also an ex Radio DJ and a former National Ice Hockey Player. Zikry has been involved with various Roadshows and events since 2003, has hosted hundreds of events himself, formal and informal as well. He was missioned as an executive Diplomat Officer with ASEAN in Jakarta, where he was responsible in pushing the democratisation plan for the Myanmar elections in 2010.
He is a pitching and motivational master who believes in exerting your belief, energy and tone of voice to your idea and that passion is the key in winning people’s hearts and minds. Zikry is a sought-after speaker, training and facilitating diplomats worldwide to adopt more innovative frameworks. Zikry has spoken at multiple AIESEC Conferences, TedXImpact Hub events globally and many more, making him a sought-after speaker worldwide.

Daniel de Gruijter is the cofounder of Incitement, a global movement built around creating a more equal, tolerant, and positive world. Incitement was founded late 2011, and today its events are being organized all around the world, and was nominated ‘Most Inspirational Movement 2012’ by FACES Magazine, and ‘Fastest Growing Movement’ by MasterPeace. His work at Incitement got him shortlisted for Richard Branson’s Talent Unleashed Awards 2014 for the category Community Impact.

Born and raised in The Netherlands, he graduated in both Tourism & Leisure Management, and Marketing & Economics. During his time as a university student he started his first business, developing and implementing online strategies for startup companies. Early 2011 he felt it was time for a bigger challenge; he decided to move to Malaysia. 

In Malaysia he worked for the world’s largest publishing company in the personal growth industry, Mindvalley. As head of the Conversions Team, existing of 4 marketing guilds, he was responsible for several multi-million dollar businesses. He also first launched what is currently the #1 US grossing iPad app in the Health & Fitness category, managed the company’s 1.5 million subscriber base, and was involved in several key tech projects, such as the development of the company’s business intelligence tools, and an enterprise database migration.

Daniel specializes in sales funnel optimization and copywriting, and was personally mentored by some of the world’s finest online marketers, such as Andre Chaperon and ‘Big’ Jason Henderson. Daniel still coaches several companies around the world.