The Accelerator for Impact Startups

We believe that entrepreneurs hold many of the best solutions to society’s biggest challenges. That’s why we want to help them grow. So that the future can become brighter a bit faster: for both people and planet.

The next program starts in January 2020.

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WE MAKE IMPACT STARTUPS INVESTABLE, SCALEABLE AND SUSTAINABLE

Impact StartUp is a six-month accelerator program for early stage impact entrepreneurs. The program focuses on developing sustainable business models, impact management, strategies for scaling and access to financing for every development stage. The accelerator model was founded in Denmark, developed in Norway and is now being rolled out across the Nordics. The Swedish programs run in Stockholm and Malmö to start with.



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WHAT WE WILL DO

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About the program

Impact StartUp is an accelerator program for early stage organizations that hold solutions to society’s biggest challenges.

The programs take place from January to June in Stockholm and Malmö. In order to participate, you have to be able to be present for camps and meetings with your business developer. The founder and /or general manager of each organization has to participate in all of the program activities and every organization should have at least two representatives present for camps.


Bootcamp

30 organizations are invited to participate in a three-day Bootcamp in mid-January. At this Bootcamp, you develop your business model together with skilled business developers, you refine your value proposition and get coaching in how to pitch. On the last day you pitch to a panel of financing partners, impact investors and potential customers. At the end of the Bootcamp, 10 organizations are selected to participate in the accelerator program.


Accelerator program

During the accelerator program you get shoulder to shoulder coaching in taking your solution and your organization to a financially sustainable, investable and impact maximizing enterprise. Your business developers have dedicated 100 hours to support you and you get intense training and possibilities to interact with the other participants in the thematic Camps that are held in February or March, in April and in May.


Camps

Camps are focused on business modelling, your theory of change, impact management, value proposition, financing, sales, marketing, management, and impact measurement systems. In between Camps, you put what you have learned in to practice, supported by your business developer.


Investor Track

In parallell with the accelerator program we work actively with investors to make them ready to invest in impact startups. We provide knowledge, tools and templates to initiate contact, due diligence and invest in or finance impact startups.


DemoDay

The Accelerator Program and Investor Track are united at DemoDay in June, where the participants pitch to investors, customers and strategic partners.


AlumniTrack and Investment Services

After the end of the program we will still be there. We continue to follow the participants from a distance and are there with strategic advice, network and services. For example, we can assist both the impact organization and the investors or funders in a due diligence and negotiation process providing support and knowledge to make the deal happen.

Dates for your agenda

Application deadline

10.12

Boot camp

Malmö 21.1-23.1

Camp 1

Stockholm 5.2-6.2│Malmö 11.2-12.2

Camp 2

Stockholm & Malmö together in Jönköping 11.3-12.3

Camp 3

Stockholm 21.4-22.4│Malmö 28.4-29.4

Demoday

Stockholm & Malmö together in Stockholm 10.6

The Impact StartUp Accelerator in Sweden is managed by Prosper Impact Consulting AB and Altitude Meetings AB.

This Nordic accelerator program is developed in close cooperation with our partners Ferd Sosiale Entreprenører in Norway, Den Sociale Kapitalfond in Denmark and Sitra in Finland.

Contact us:

Stockholm
Jenny Carenco, CEO, Prosper
JENNY@PROSPERSOCIALIMPACT.COM
+46 70 637 76 36
Malmö
Yasemin Arhan Modéer, CEO, Altitude Meetings
YASEMIN@ALTITUDEMEETINGS.SE
+46 70 992 80 48