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The 2017 Impact Amplifier Investment Readiness Accelerator is looking for startups addressing social or environmental challenges to join its three-month programme.
“Entrepreneurs that are focused on education, health care, housing, food security, financial inclusion, energy, water, and other climate adaptation/change issues are critical to creating a more socially just country. Yet, these businesses like many others also face a broad spectrum of challenges when trying to grow,” read an excerpt from the website
Impact Amplifier looks to support these businesses by providing investment readiness and acceleration services to early-stage companies. The programme will address key points, such as pitching to investors, strategic planning, revenue model, and market access, among others.
“Although the Programme is designed to support investment readiness, it has also been structured to create networks for the participants both amongst themselves and between the lecturers and other stakeholders.”
Impact Amplifier will look at the following criteria for companies:
- Experience and strength of management team.
- The commercial viability of business.
- Issues the business is addressing.
- Scalability of the business model.
- If the business will benefit from the programme.
Those wanting to apply or find out more information can do so through the Impact Amplifier website here. Applications close 21 April.