Bookswap won the pitching competition organized by EU-GIVE and BeShared for their final event.
On 27th November, the EU-GIVE and BeShared projects organized their final event in Brussels. The final event consisted of a public pitching competition in front of a panel of investors notably social impact investors.
BookSwap is the unique service for everybody to find and easily get any kind of physical books from second hand market. Through offering books that have been stood for too long on the shelves and seeking the books they desire – people are becoming a part of fascinating social network of sharing the passion for books, reading experiences, book overviews and much more. BookSwap has proven that swapping books in social and playful environment activates the readers in massive and attractive way, even without wider marketing. The BookSwap prototype in Estonia Raamatuvahetus has been tested and improved more than 1,5 years for now and it has shown impressive results (18 000 registered users, 83 000 books exchanged, 60 000 eur sold services) and great growth potential.
Bookswap was accompagnied by the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry partner of EU-GIVE.
More information https://www.brusselsnetwork.be/meet-the-winners-of-the-eu-give-beshared-pitching-competition/