Driving finance to scale entrepreneurial solutions for the SDGs
“𝑨 𝒏𝒆𝒘 𝒊𝒏𝒅𝒖𝒔𝒕𝒓𝒊𝒂𝒍 𝒓𝒆𝒗𝒐𝒍𝒖𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏, 𝒑𝒐𝒘𝒆𝒓𝒆𝒅 𝒃𝒚 𝒎𝒊𝒍𝒍𝒊𝒐𝒏𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝒔𝒖𝒔𝒕𝒂𝒊𝒏𝒂𝒃𝒍𝒆 𝒊𝒏𝒏𝒐𝒗𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏𝒔 𝒊𝒔 𝒆𝒔𝒔𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒊𝒂𝒍 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒊𝒔 𝒊𝒏𝒅𝒆𝒆𝒅 𝒂𝒍𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒅𝒚 𝒃𝒆𝒈𝒊𝒏𝒏𝒊𝒏𝒈. 𝑾𝒆 𝒘𝒊𝒍𝒍 𝒂𝒍𝒍 𝒔𝒉𝒂𝒓𝒆 𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒃𝒆𝒏𝒆𝒇𝒊𝒕𝒔 – 𝒂𝒇𝒇𝒐𝒓𝒅𝒂𝒃𝒍𝒆 𝒄𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒏 𝒆𝒏𝒆𝒓𝒈𝒚, 𝒉𝒆𝒂𝒍𝒕𝒉𝒚 𝒂𝒊𝒓 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒆𝒏𝒐𝒖𝒈𝒉 𝒇𝒐𝒐𝒅 𝒕𝒐 𝒔𝒖𝒔𝒕𝒂𝒊𝒏 𝒖𝒔 𝒂𝒍𝒍.” – 𝗦𝗶𝗿 𝗗𝗮𝘃𝗶𝗱 𝗔𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗻𝗯𝗼𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵 𝗮𝘁 𝗖𝗢𝗣𝟮𝟲.
Sustainable innovations and impact investments are crucial for building back better from the COVID-19 crisis and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Join us on Tuesday 30 November at 8:00-9:30 AM CET to connect with the Accelerate2030 program’s most innovative entrepreneurs at our flagship event “Driving finance to scale entrepreneurial solutions for the SDGs” to be held at Building Bridges 2021.*
**Event might also be found under title: “Global Innovation for the SDGs: Accelerate2030 Meets Geneva”
From coral reef-safe sunscreen made from agricultural waste to simplified investment solutions for clean energy, the Accelerate2030 ventures create solutions for our world’s most pressing challenges, drive the circular economy transition and change the future of business around the globe!
Launched out of Geneva in 2016, jointly by Impact Hub and UNDP Geneva, Accelerate2030 has become the world’s largest program for scaling entrepreneurial solutions towards the SDGs. Implemented across 33 countries in Africa, Asia, Latam, Eastern Europe, the program has supported 400+ entrepreneurs over the past 5 years.
In this fourth edition of the program, we received over 1400 applications from 20 countries, and selected 15 of the most promising SDG-focused entrepreneurs!
– 𝐖𝐞𝐥𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐬 𝐛𝐲 𝐜𝐨-𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐀𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝟐𝟎𝟑𝟎:
>Agi Veres, Director, UNDP Geneva
>Santu Boethius, Co-founder Impact Hub Geneva & Strategic Lead Accelerate2030
– 𝐒𝐰𝐢𝐬𝐬 𝐀𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐲 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐃𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐥𝐨𝐩𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐂𝐨𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧: The importance of investing in entrepreneurship for the achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
– 𝐀𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝟐𝟎𝟑𝟎 𝐀𝐥𝐮𝐦𝐧𝐢 – 𝐒𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐮𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬: Sharing the value of “International Geneva” in their scaling journeys
>Sibo, Costa Rica
– 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐨𝐩 𝟏𝟓 𝐀𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝟐𝟎𝟑𝟎 𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐮𝐫𝐬
– 𝐈𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫 𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐭𝐥𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭
– 𝐍𝐞𝐭𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐨𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬
𝐌𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲: Ljupka Mitrinovska, Global Program Manager
This event is brought to you in partnership with 𝐈𝐧𝐓𝐞𝐧𝐭 and 𝐈𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐜𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐛𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐟𝐚𝐬𝐭.
*If you are interested in learning more about investment and collaboration opportunities, you can also book a One-to-One meeting with curated start-ups from 09:30-11:00 AM CET.
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