Elliot Costello is a social entrepreneur who, in 2008, co-founded YGAP.
YGAP is an organisation that finds and supports impact entrepreneurs with bold solutions to poverty in the world’s toughest communities. For the past seven years, YGAP has significantly and measurably impacted over 102,000 people's lives. The organisation's goal is to impact one million people's lives by mid-2018.
YGAP raises funds through a very entrepreneurial approach. The organisation runs two large fundraising campaigns (including Polished Man which is being run in USA in 2015) and owns & operates a range of profitable social enterprises generating millions of dollars in turnover, (including Feast of Merit).
Elliot has been invited to speak at the United Nations in NYC and at several UN and leading social enterprise conferences across the Middle East and Asia. He is a leading voice on youth issues, social enterprise and innovative fundraising in Australia.
Elliot Costello travels from Victoria Australia
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