Accelerate2030 Rwanda Program 2021 for Youth-led Startups

Accelerate2030 Rwanda Program 2021 for Youth-led Startups

Deadline: August 3, 2021

Are you a start-up and want to scale your impact? Apply for the Accelerate2030 Rwanda Program 2021. Accelerate2030 Rwanda is a scale-readiness program consisting of a bootcamp, workshops, coaching, online support and strategic connections.

The Accelerate2030 Rwanda identifies the most innovative youth-led startups in Rwanda tackling the Sustainable Development Goals, and supports them to scale their impact nationally, regionally and globally. Accelerate2030 is the world’s largest program supporting entrepreneurs from developing and emerging markets to scale their solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

2021 Focus Areas

Accelerate2030 Rwanda supports youth-led solutions to any SDG. Particularly, they are looking at solutions that are related to SDGs 7, 11, 12, 13, & 15, with the aim of contributing to the sustainable transformation of the country.


  • Expert support: Clinics and workshops, and access to mentors and coaches and sector experts.
  • Strategic connections: They connect you with investors, international organizations, and corporations.
  • Visibility and positioning: They help you step out of your comfort zone and step onto the stage.
  • Global opportunities: Top ventures are nominated to the Accelerate2030 Global Scaling Program.


Open to youth-led start-ups in Rwanda tackling the Sustainable Development Goals.

 They select ventures based on their:

  • Impact on the SDGS: Your solution effectively addresses a substantial issue linked to the SDGs.
  • Scalability: Your solution has the potential to be replicated and scaled to other contexts.
  • Growth Stage: Your venture shows traction and demonstrates impact already.
  • Skillfull Team: Your team demonstrates ambition and skills to scale your solution.


If you are an innovative youth-led business tackling a pressing social and/or environmental  issue related to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, and ready to invest what it takes to bring your venture to the next level – then you can APPLY for the program!

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For more information, visit Accelerate2030 Rwanda.