Startup Wise Guys Sustainability Accelerator Program 2024 (€85,000 Cash Prize)

Startup Wise Guys Sustainability Accelerator Program 2024 (€85,000 Cash Prize)

Startup Wise Guys Sustainability Accelerator Program 2024 (€85,000 Cash Prize)

Are you someone who’s got a passion for tackling climate change and building a greener future? Startup Wise Guys is inviting applications for the Sustainability Accelerator Program.

The program opens the door to a dynamic crew of sustainability enthusiasts, wise mentors, and change-driven investors, all on a mission to speed up the crucial shifts required to take on climate change. As a member, you’ll tap into a vast network of folks who are all about making a difference in key sustainability areas and taking on climate change head-on.

Benefits

  • Get Funding
    • Get up to €120K convertible investment (85K cash + 35K program) with a €250K follow-on possibility.
  • Learn from the best
    • Learn top sales and product development tricks from leading Sustainability mentors and experts.
  • Meet the people
    • Access a community +350 mentors, +200 investors and collaborate with 600+ fellow visionary founders growing in the same industry as you.

A typical week in the Startup Wise Guys Sustainability acceleration program might look like.

  • Well truth be told there’s no such thing as a typical week in the Sustainability accelerator program.
  • Apart from weekly one-on-ones with your personal mentor, you won’t find any two weeks the same! You’ll be developing your skills and transforming your startup at a supercharged pace. Your experience, over the course of 4 months, will include intensive training and personal development opportunities like never before.
  • They want to get the best out of you, so you’ll constantly be challenged in what you do and how you do it. Doing things the way you always have won’t cut it this time!

Program activities

  • Workshops and masterclasses delivered by industry experts on specialized topics like product development, fundraising, tech solutions, pitching, marketing strategies. The list goes on!
  • Networking sessions with the mentors and investors.
  • Chance to learn from the founders. Successful entrepreneurs will share exactly how they built their company and tell you the good, the bad and the ugly! It’s not all sunshines and rainbows building startups!
  • Intensive pitch practice, in preparation for Demo Day and fundraising.
  • Every batch and experience is different. The mentors tailor the content to your businesses’ individual needs so you can develop specifically with your vertical in mind.
  • And when you think it’s all over. it has only just started. Once you have completed the program we don’t stop working together.
  • You will still benefit from the support and program aftercare of the Startup Wise Guys community channels, expert mentors and continue to achieve fundraising support for your future investment rounds.

Where is the program taking place?

  • They are running a hybrid program, meaning that some modules of the program are happening online, some onsite, and you are expected to attend the onsite 2 weeks of the program by relocating to Copenhagen, Denmark. They are planning to have 3 onsite modules, each lasting two to three weeks, that overall might require your presence in Copenhagen for 6 to 8 weeks throughout the whole program.

Eligibility

  • Goal orientated, ambitious and aspiring to build your business for the long term future.
  • This Sustainability accelerator program is designed for teams who meet one or more of the requirements listed below.
    • You are an early-stage B2B Sustainability startup working in
      • Climate-smart agriculture
      • Regenerative agriculture
      • Circular economy
      • Circular waste management
      • Sustainable land management
    • You have a working MVP
    • Your startup has at least 2 co-founders or team members
    • You are building initial customer traction, MRR or revenues.

Application Deadline: 18 January 2024

Click Here to Apply

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