Caracas, May 21st, 2021. Impact Hub Caracas -a community that promotes triple impact entrepreneurship: financial, social and environmental- invites entrepreneurs whose projects are framed within the Sustainable Development Goals to participate in the program “Accelerate 2030 Venezuela”, which aims to boost their international scaling, promoting social entrepreneurship in the world.
This initiative, created by Impact Hub Geneva in alliance with the United Nations Development Program comes to our country driven by Impact Hub Caracas. And was designed for entrepreneurs with established companies or institutions that provide innovative, scalable solutions to the main global challenges: poverty, clean water and sanitation, health and welfare.
Claudia Valladares, president and co-founder of Impact Hub Caracas, said that Accelerate 2030 offers entrepreneurs the expertise and support to shape their strategies and conquer international markets, work with key partners, take mentoring sessions and locate experts. Creating a before and after in their entrepreneurial career.
Valladares also told us that 10 finalists selected from more than 20 Impact Hubs participating around the world, will have the opportunity to attend a specialized international scaling program. They will also attend the Global Scaling week in Geneva, will have access to investors and will participate in the UNDP SDG Finance Summit.
Meanwhile, Maria Alejandra Hernandez, manager of Accelerate 2030 Venezuela program, explained that “ongoing ventures that offer successful and innovative solutions in the areas of Health and Wellness, Clean Water and Sanitation, and Circular Economy, may apply for this program until Sunday, June 13 through the website Accelerate2030.net/venezuela.
“We are looking for companies that are ready to enter new markets, develop successful business solutions to address one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals and we want to help them position their impact internationally,” said Hernández.
We want to mention that in 2019, AgroCognitive – a Venezuelan venture dedicated to precision agriculture – was selected among the 10 international finalists of Accelerate2030 in Geneva-Switzerland, after having stood out among 150 participating ventures and in the pre-selection of 70 finalist from 16 countries around the world.
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