Some innovations are created through partnerships between GIE and funders, if your innovation is already on on GIE follow the steps below to claim and start managing your profile:
A. Claiming an innovation profile when creating an account.
If you don't already have an account on GIE you will need one to create an innovation profile.
Step 1 Head over to our Sign Up Page
Step 2 Enter the requested information to create an account. Alternatively, you can create an account using an existing Facebook or Twitter.
Step 3 On the next screen you will want to select "Yes, I have" to the question of "Have you created an innovation making an impact in developing countries?"
Step 4 Now enter the name of your innovation or social enterprise, as you begin to type you'll be able to select your existing innovation from the drop down menu.
B. Claiming an innovation profile when you already have an account.
If you already have an account on GIE you have two options to create an account.
Step 1 Find your innovation profile on the Innovation Feed .
Step 2 Click on "Claim It" in the right hand corner of your innovation profile.
Follow these steps
Step 1 Click on your user menu in the top right corner of the page, you should see your name and an arrow. (You'll have to be logged in to see this item)
Step 2 From this menu click on the top most menu item of "Innovations +New"
Step 3 Enter the name of your innovation or social enterprise, as you begin to type you'll be able to select your existing innovation from the drop down menu.
Step 4 Select claim it.
Please reach out to the GIE Helpdesk if you run into any issues and they’ll ensure you have the correct permissions to access your profile.