Miller Center GSBI Online Food Systems Accelerator 2020 for Social Enterprises

Miller Center GSBI Online Food Systems Accelerator 2020 for Social Enterprises

Deadline: June 12, 2020

Are you a tech-enabled enterprise that addresses nutrition and food security and/or regenerative environmental systems in the agri-food sphere? Apply for the Miller Center GSBI Online Food Systems Accelerator 2020.

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.

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. The GSBI Food Systems Accelerator will launch in September 2020.

About Miller Center’s GSBI Accelerator Program

  • Their 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.

Eligibility

Open to 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.

Application

Key dates of the program are as follow:

  • 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

Click here to apply

For more information, see FAQ and visit GSBI Online Accelerator.

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