green-businesses-2The 2015 Green Pioneer Accelerator program just launched in Kenya and South Africa. This acceleration program targets green entrepreneurs looking to take their innovations to scale in Africa.

Are you an entrepreneur working on a highly scalable product or services that mitigates the effects of climate change? Does your business introduce renewable energy sources to market or reduce energy consumption? Maybe you are working on a different innovation that makes our society and planet both greener and healthier? If this is case, consider joining the 2015 Green Pioneer Acceleration Program and participate in either the Kenya or South Africa.

The Green Pioneer Accelerator Program is for early stage companies looking to position themselves for scale. Applicants should either have a working prototype with clear market demand and/or already be generating revenue. The program is designed to support entrepreneurs who have ambitions to take the next step in growing their business to a national and regional scale.

Upon successful graduation, the 10 enterprises in each program will be showcased to a group of investors including impact-focused as well as impact-agnostic angel investors and early stage VC funds. The showcase will be done through VC4Africa’s online platform and culminates with interested parties participating in a physical 1-day networking session in both the East Africa and Southern Africa locations.

DEADLINE: December 1, 2014

Apply here: Kenya, South Africa

 

 

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