"Eighty-five per cent of young people now think that changing the world is cool...we dreamed of that," Kielburger says.
There is 1 non-profit for every 196 people in Canada
Seventy-eight per cent of mellenials think companies have an obligation to make the world a better place.
"The world gave hundreds of billions of dollars to Africa but poverty is going up...if we're going to 'help' Africa, we need to change the way we live here," says Kielburger.
"If this is what you want to do and this is what will make you happy, you should do it, " says Kielburger.
"We work with 50 thousand kids in school. We have no idea what they're going to do. I think of the rippling effect that we have and what it's going to do," says Kielburger.
Seventy-five to 85 per cent of social ventures are shut down after two years.
Ellen, half of a company that helps youth get into social entrepreneurship, will be around to help people with their social hack pitches.
The first idea is an app for the simplification of implications of city politics
The second idea is to have an app to allow citizens engagement with the government.
Another idea is to show youth that university should be more than just coming, studying and leaving. It would promote the idea of pursuing your passions.
Advertising for good - touching on the environment or any other issue is another idea.
Another idea is a hub for connecting people with a community to support their cause.
There's a Google drive with all the information needed for the teams of 4 - 6. The pitches proposed need to be very specific and include things like sources of revenue.
Some people think the word 'hack' may have been misleading. Otherwise, they have been enjoying the event.