5 things to know about the Green Pioneer Accelerator, with €100K for Africa’s best sustainability startups!
By Miguel Heilbron on October 20, 2014
A new acceleration program for green entrepreneurs was announced last month, targeting green entrepreneurs looking to take their innovations to scale in Africa. Below you’ll find 5 key things to know about this ambitious program.
The application process still runs for little over a month, until the 1st of December 2014. Don’t wait until the last moment to apply!
1. Why this program?
Finding solutions for pressing social and environmental issues has traditionally been the domain of the public sector and civil society. However, entrepreneurs have recently emerged as a powerful force for change. But as Africa has just begun to test the Green social enterprise/inclusive business approach, the impact investment market place has yet to find its feet. To date, few efficient mechanisms have [...]Continue reading 5 things to know about the Green Pioneer Accelerator, with €100K for Africa’s best sustainability startups! »