Accelerate2030 Launches
25 July 2016 - Impact Hub

Accelerate2030 Launches

Supporting impact-driven entrepreneurs accelerating the Sustainable Development Goals

UNDP and Impact Hub are joining forces to launch the Accelerate2030 platform aimed at supporting and promoting the most promising impact-driven ventures across the globe who focus on tackling the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Five entrepreneurs, selected with the support of the global Impact Hub network, will have the opportunity to participate in the Social Good Summit Geneva, Switzerland on October 6th 2016. During their stay in Geneva they will be connected with a dynamic ecosystem of impact investors, representatives from international organizations and governments, experts from the global supply chain and fellow entrepreneurs – all committed to scaling innovative ideas that accelerate the achievement of the SDGs.


Accelerate2030 scouts for entrepreneurs working on solutions focused on one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals. Entrepreneurs from the following countries are invited to apply: Mali, Ghana, Malaysia, The Philippines, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Russia, Armenia and Sudan. You don’t need to be an Impact Hub member to apply. For any questions contact your local Impact Hub in your country.

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  • Location and experience: The venture is based in one of the 10 eligible countries and has existed for at least 2 years
  • Mission:The venture works on projects that create social impact and are clearly connected to one or more of the SDGs
  • Achievements: Enterprises have carried out some pilot or testing work/have achieved a few paying customers before application
  • Scalability: The business solution has a strong potential for global scaling and replicability

Interested? Applications open now until August 25th.