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.
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.
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