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Millar Centre for Social Entrepreneurship Food System Accelerator Program

Updated on May 21, 2020 768 views
Millar Centre for Social Entrepreneurship Food System Accelerator Program

Miller Center delivers world-class accelerator programs that connect global social enterprise leaders with Silicon Valley business executives to develop more sustainable, scalable market-based solutions to the problems of those living in poverty around the world.

Are you a tech-enabled enterprise that addresses nutrition and food security and/or regenerative environmental systems in the agri-food sphere? Enterprises can interact with any part of the agri-food value chain from seeds and inputs to processing, distribution and retail, including innovations along the full chain like financing and traceability.

This GSBI Food Systems accelerator will launch in September 2020.

We Seek Applicants Who:

    • Deliver products or services that contribute to increasing nutrition and food security, and/or building regenerative environmental systems as part of the agri-food value chain, including: inputs, processing, storage, distribution, retail and anything in between
    • Have a technology component to their solution
    • Work in Africa
    • Lead an existing for-profit or hybrid social enterprise, in operation for one or more years.
    • Are willing to commit 3-6 hours per week over a 5-month period to complete program deliverables and work with mentors online.

Key Dates

    • Applications due June 12, 2020
    • Finalists notified week of July 24, 2020
    • GSBI Online accelerator program commences September 8, 2020
    • GSBI Online accelerator program completion February 2021 at Sankalp Africa Summit in Nairobi
  • Our structured and validated curriculum has accelerated over 1000 social enterprises to meet operational excellence and prepare for investment.

  • Silicon Valley Mentors are your personal advisors. They will accompany you with expertise in innovation and entrepreneurship throughout the program.

  • NO CHARGE! All Miller Center GSBI accelerator programs are offered at no charge to selected social enterprises.

Read More About This Program Here

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