Transfer of know-how on youth social innovation tools
Project Ahead was founded in Portici (NA) in 2001 by a group of friends, former founders of Sagapò, a voluntary association for the promotion of intercultural dialogue.
From the beginning, we have been involved in consulting and planning in the field of youth policies, developing entrepreneurial experiments and new consulting models for start-ups, subsidized finance and fundraising.
The adventure of Social Innovation began in 2009! With a new office in Naples, Project Ahead joined a European network and managed national and Community projects dedicated to innovation, social inclusion, social venture.
In 2011 Project Ahead was among the creators and organizers of Naples 2.0. International Social Innovation Competition dedicated to creative innovators from all over the world aimed at solving concrete social challenges.
In 2012, for the first time in Italy, Project Ahead organized the Social Startup Weekend (from the Startup Weekend format) focused on the creation of social enterprises, later renamed Social Change Wave.
Since 2017 we have been managing Dialogue Place, an incubator of multicultural social innovation and coworking space based in the heart of Naples.
Since 2020 Project Ahead is a social enterprise cooperative.