Impact Hub Khartoum has recently announced Accelerate2030 for Sudanese-based startups.
Accelerate 2030 is one of the world’s largest scaling program connecting entrepreneurs from developing and emerging markets to scale their solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The program leverages the expertise and reach of the global Impact Hub network, United Nations organizations, corporates, investors and expert partners to bring impact to scale.
Accelerate2030 for Sudanese startups identifies the most innovative companies tackling the Sustainable Development Goals, and supports them to scale their impact across the country on the continent and globally.
Benefits of participation
Through the Accelerate2030 program, participating startups would learn how to shape and implement their scaling strategy.
The program identifies with startup’s specific needs while connecting them with experts, mentors, and partners across the world.
Expert support, strategic connections, visibility and positioning as well as global opportunities remain part of the benefits for the participants.
2021 Focus Areas
Asides from SDG-related challenges in Goal 3 (Good Health & Wellbeing) and Goal 6 ( Clean Water & Sanitation), Accelerate 2030 seeks solutions in digital transformation and agro-tech.
Criteria for selection
Ventures are selected based on their:
- Growth Stage
- Impact on the SDGs
- Skillfull Team
Timeline of the program
Application deadline: Thursday, May 20, 2021
Local Finalist selection: August 2021
Geneva Scaling Week: February until September 2022
Venture selection: December 2021
How to apply
If you are a Sudanese-based innovative business tackling a pressing social and/or environmental issue related to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, and ready to invest what it takes to bring your venture to the next level, then apply here for the program.
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